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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th February 2021

COVAX releases list of COVID-19 vaccine recipients, gives Nigeria 16m doses. ANALYSIS: FG budgets N340m to prepare for next health crisis — but N500m for pilgrimages. Nigeria Health Watch presents findings from an assessment of WASH services in PHCs in FCT and Niger State. Investment in Covid-19 vaccines will strengthen Nigeria’s primary healthcare system, says […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd January 2021

COVID-19: AU vaccine plan proposes up to $10 per dose for Nigeria, others. COVID-19 vaccines won’t alter your DNA, do not contain microchips – Dr Shuaib. Do everything possible to avoid second lockdown, PTF appeals to Nigerians. NCDC rolls out new guidelines on approved rapid diagnostic tests kits. COVID-19: Nigeria releases N10 bn for vaccine […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2020

Nigeria records first Coronavirus case. WHO declares Coronavirus a pandemic. WHO declares Nigeria polio free. Nigeria Plans to Approve Covid-19 Vaccine Early Next Year. BHCPF and the Defunding of NCDC during a Pandemic. Nigeria overtakes India as world capital for under-five deaths — 2 years earlier than projected. Nigeria Health Watch recommends community MPDSR to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th December 2020

How innovations in health technology can help Nigeria. COVID-19 offers opportunity to structure, rebuild country’s health system – FG.  Dying While Giving Life: The pain of Nigerian women. Nigerian govt orders reopening of isolation centres over possible second wave of COVID-19.  2020 Christmas: NCDC raises alarm on COVID-19 latest casualty. The need for women’s leadership […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th November 2020

Cancer: vaccine will be available in Nigeria 2021 – Dr Bagudu. Strengthening Primary, Maternal Health Care delivery in Nigerian communities. Antimicrobial resistance affecting treatment of malaria, TB, HIV/AIDS -WHO. Three states report 76 deaths from yellow fever in 11 days – NCDC. 2 Children die of complications as Ogun begins deworming 700,000 pupils. COVID-19 has complicated […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd April 2020

Buhari announces 2-week lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as coronavirus spreads. WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19: CBN, Dangote, Elumelu, Wigwe, Otedola, BUA, others, donate N15.3bn. Global coronavirus cases top 1 million, with over 50,000 deaths. When to test for Covid-19, and how to do it. […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2019

Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund. Immunisation: FG, Bill Gates Foundation Sign $75m Financing Agreement. The road to NAIIS: UNAIDS’ role in better understanding Nigeria’s HIV epidemic. Hand in Hand: Collaboration for better Maternal Health in Gombe. Dr Osagie Ehanire: A New Captain For Nigeria’s Health Sector. Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th November 2019

UHC: House of Reps Sets Agenda to Demystify NHIS. #JusticeforbabyRalph: Lagos sets up committee to investigate death of toddler in Ikorodu Hospital. UK pledge £400m to vaccinate 400m children yearly against polio. 2018 NDHS: Buhari says survey report comprehensive for formulation of policies. Resident Doctors give Kaduna govt 21-day strike notice. FG Rehabilitates 4,000 PHCs […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th October 2019

WHO Celebrates Eradication of Polio Virus Type Three Worldwide. Healthcare Delivery: Delta Govt signs MoU with France company. Multi-million Naira endoscopy machine rusts in Gambo Sawaba Hospital. FG pledges $12m for global war against HIV, TB. US, Gates Foundation plan $200m for sickle cell, HIV cures. WHO supports Government to immunize ‘Almajiri’ Children in Northwest […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th October 2019

Valuable lessons from Nigeria’s marathon effort to eradicate polio. 42% of women in Nigeria, others suffer abuse, stigma during childbirth. National Health Dialogue: ‘Nine reasons Nigeria may not achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030’. Global Fund Partners pledge $14B to tackle Malaria, AIDS, TB. Reddington boosts survival of preterm babies with NICU. Nigeria, others to […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 7th September 2019

Quality investment in nutrition can save 3.7m lives by 2025 – WHO. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Responds To Cases Of Yellow Fever In Bauchi State. Financial Predicament Cause of Maternal Mortality, Bauchi Health Agency Laments. How $11m allocation for reproductive health got missing in 2019 budget’. Improving Funding For Effective Health Coverage. How […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd August 2019

Dr Osagie Ehanire: A new captain for Nigeria’s health sector. WHO, Heads of African countries glad as region reaches last mile of wild polio. Nigeria ends €63.5m EU Project on immunisation. New NHIS boss vows to rebrand scheme. Your meat could be killing you: Nigeria’s unhealthy abattoirs. Christian Aid: 300,000 cases of childhood illnesses treated […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th August 2019

WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use. Nigeria: NCAA issues Ebola alert to Airlines, calls for vigilance. UNAIDS welcomes the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Osun Begins Construction of 120 Bed Ward, 30 Doctors Quarter. Borno State launches first Malaria Operational Plan, reawakens fight against malaria. Yellow Fever: […]