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Top Ten News Items On Health, 29th March 2019

World TB Day: Experts want more funding to fight disease in Nigeria. Diseases cost Africa $2.4 trillion a year – WHO. Sustaining progress in ending HIV Pandemic. Lassa fever survivors laud NCDC, Edo Govt. for interventions. Nearly half of primary health centres in Abuja operate in darkness, study finds. Case for improved Primary Healthcare in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd February 2019

Six states to benefit from N23.3b UK malaria intervention project. Government urged to step up to HIV as donor funding drops. FG allocates land for Afreximbank’s medical centre of excellence. Commit 1% of your profit to health sector, Dangote tells business leaders. Why Nigeria is battling to control disease outbreaks like Lassa fever. 10 Killed, 28 New Cases Recorded As Lassa […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd November 2018

Nigeria to vaccinate 26 million people in 2nd phase of biggest-ever yellow fever vaccination campaign. Malnutrition: FG Distributes 12,000 Cartons Of RUTF, Targets 88,000 Children In Six States. Experts decry non-release of N55bn 2018 Basic Health Fund. FG Plans To Establish Emergency, Trauma Centres To Cater For Accident Casualties. FG, Partners working to tackle Noma in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th October 2018

Global Fund gives Nigeria $660m to fight HIV, TB, Malaria. Type 2 Polio virus found in Bauchi – WHO. Nigerian returnee health professionals speak on experience, urge colleagues to return. Reps to launch investigation into NHIS crisis. New U.S.-Supported ‘E-WASH’ Activity Will Bring Clean Water to Three Million Nigerians. Pregnant women in Nigeria are shunning […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th October 2018

World Bank Laments Nigeria’s Poor Spending on Health, Education. 5% of basic health fund to be disbursed for health emergencies- Minister. USAID Devt Assistance To Nigeria Hits $1.17Bn. Health Minister inaugurates committee on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) plastics in Nigeria. NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria. Workers again accuse NHIS boss of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th October 2018

UK Signs MOU with Nigeria to Strengthen Health Security. FG targets WHO 2016-2020 roadmap for health, ageing. How Nigeria is implementing tobacco control policies – FG. Flood Disaster: WHO Steps Up Disease Prevention Efforts In Nigeria. N450m cancer centre to kick-off next year — Minister. FG Approves Enrolment of Corps Members into NHIS. NMA extends […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th September 2018

Nigeria Ranks 171st among Nations Investing in Education, Healthcare. Why extending support for immunisation in Nigeria was difficult decision – GAVI. FG to deploy 774 GeneXpert machines to improve TB diagnosis. WHO deploys nearly 4,000 volunteers to tackle malaria in Borno and Adamawa States. FG puts up 52 NNPC’s hospitals for commercial use. Minimum wage: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st September 2018

Gates: Nigeria needs lot of work to address malnutrition in the North. Global Fund Accuses TB Network of misappropriating N20m workers’ salary. President Buhari to flag off the Osun basic health provision fund. Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe. 1.1m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS currently receiving treatment – NACA. 700 Nigerian children die daily – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th September 2018

Nigeria confirms link to UK monkeypox outbreak. Nigerian government unveils project to improve storage in health facilities. How US is partnering Nigeria to strengthen health sector – Diplomat. Nigeria loses about $2bn yearly to poor health care – FG. Borno cholera death toll rises to 18. World Suicide Prevention Day: Survivors Tell Their Stories. Awele […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th September 2018

FG Approves N6trn National Health Plan. GAVI extends vaccine support till 2028. NMA gives FG ultimatum to re-constitute MDCN council. CS-SUNN Calls for Action to Increase Malnutrition Funding. How poor power supply cripples Abuja primary healthcare centres. ABUTH to conduct first open heart surgery in Northern Nigeria – CMD. FCT inaugurates 21-member health insurance committee. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st August 2018

Nigeria’s Polio laboratories pass another round of accreditation exercise. Donors provide 95% of HIV/AIDS funding in Nigeria –NACA DG. Fresh Crisis rocks NHIS; Governing Council rejects budget, accuses management of ‘padding’. INVESTIGATION: Abuja drug sellers, street vendors cashing in on codeine ban. Inside some Nigeria’s appalling public health centres. Outbreak of diarrhoea hits Borno. FG’s Vision 2020 ‘Right […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th August 2018

Ebola cases in DR Congo jump to 103. 33 children die of acute malnutrition in Bama IDP camp — MSF. NURHI Introduces Life Planning for Youths, Adolescents against Population Explosion. South-east Govs Inaugurate Committee on Health. Kano to contribute 5% IGR to health trust fund. 290 Primary Health Centres In Abia To Benefit From FG […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th August 2018

FG okays $150m World Bank Loan for Polio Eradication. Nigeria launches Epidemic Response Scheme to combat infectious diseases. DRC begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak. Only 24% infants exclusively breastfed in Nigeria – Health Ministry. Cholera Kills 11 In Kano. Lassa Fever: Enugu confirms one death. Borno NSHIP, UNICEF Unveils Plan to Address Manpower, Infrastructural Gaps In Health […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 27th July 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC ends: WHO calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country. Over 5,000 Nigerian doctors working in South Africa – Envoy. FG explains delay in implementation of National Tobacco Control Act.  FDA approves new single dose malaria drug. Cholera claims 186 lives in 6 months – NCDC. We are committed […]