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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th November 2016

$400m Polio funds not stolen, says Health Minister. FG, GSK freeze price of Pneumonia Vaccines for next 10 Years. Lagos records 9,579 fresh HIV cases in 6 months. Lagos to begin health insurance scheme 2017. Senate probes secret recruitment, lopsided appointments in NHIS. Sokoto deploys 175 doctors, nurses, midwives to PHCs. Kaduna partners GE to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18 November 2016

Nigeria records 35 per cent decline in malaria cases. Nigeria loses $2.4bn to malaria annually— FG, Dangote Foundation. WHO donates Polio Modular Laboratory to UCH. NACA inaugurates HIV/AIDS stigma reduction strategy. Health Ministry to establish Bank of Health. Nigeria to establish trauma centres in major hospitals. Lagos sanctions PHC workers for selling free drugs to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28 October 2016

Nigeria has sufficient Anti retro-viral drugs – NACA. FG flags-off one PHC per ward programme in Borno. FG flags-off free VVF surgeries for 10,150 patients. FG to upgrade 7 cancer centres, provide more treatment machines. Nigeria set to resume vaccine production, eyes $280m from export. Kogi Govt to establish special health centres for pregnant women. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21 October 2016

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria facing antiretroviral drugs shortage, says UN. Chibok girls: FG will provide medical care – Minister. US re-launches malaria hotline in Nigeria. Oyo State Assembly passes Health Insurance Agency Bill 2016 into law. Kano distributes N1bn worth of hospital consumables. Kaduna to establish emergency medical services. NAFDAC workers begin warning strike. Resident doctors call-off 10-week strike in Rivers. DESUTH medical workers […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14 October 2016

Massive immunization campaign to reach 41 million children in Nigeria and region to contain polio outbreak. Nigeria Losing Billions of Dollars to Malaria. Kaduna begins free malaria treatment for all residents. Nasarawa State Partners Cuba On Health Care. Jigawa spends N573m on health infrastructure. Reps Query Kano Hospital Over N59 Million Internally Generated Tax. When […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 07 October 2016

FG releases N9.8bn for polio eradication. WHO provides medical supplies to 15,000 Boko Haram victims. Children below one-year-old to get new pneumonia vaccine. ‘Nigeria needs $16m to boost reproductive health services’. Kano approves N48m to fight malaria. Anambra Govt to establish medical equipment centre. Ebonyi to provide healthcare centre in 171 wards. Adamawa health workers […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th September, 2016

FG cancels plan to build 10,000 PHCs. UNICEF revises humanitarian funding appeal for Nigeria to US$ 115m. FG begins free screening for cancer. FG launches first national HIV improvement projects. Report on restructuring of Residency Training Programme submitted to Minister. Lack of incubators: Tragedy of Nigeria’s premature babies. Nigeria contributes 10% to worlds maternal mortality – UNFPA. Kaduna pursues affordable healthcare through […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12 August 2016

FG: New polio cases have set Nigeria backwards. FG has disbursed N16bn to states for primary health care delivery, Says Minister. EFCC reopens probe of GAVI report on NPHCDA. Yobe to get new federal school of nursing, midwifery. Ambode commissions first state-owned helipad in LASUTH. Health workers protest non payment of 7-month salary. Why we are […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 August 2016

Patients storm LUTH as nurses resume work. ICPC arraigns Professor of medicine for allegedly demanding bribe before surgery. JUTH workers protest against no-work-no-pay policy. Delta govt assures on rural healthcare insurance scheme. Lagos Inaugurates CCU to Perform Open Heart Surgery. Over 5m Nigerian newborns not exclusively breastfed – UNICEF. Health minister hails UNTH. Pharmacists Council […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29 July 2016

Convoy attack: UN suspends aid to Borno. Nigeria marks 2 years without Polio. Buhari appoints heads of health institutions. Global donors meet Buhari, express displeasure over management of donor funds. FG begins feeding of 5.5 million pupils in September. HIV/Aids – Govt Procures N80 Million Laboratory Reagents. LUTH, nurses’ executives meet in Abuja over strike. […]