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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th February 2022

Nigeria’s COVID Vaccine Drive Gets a Boost as African Leaders Push 70% Vaccination Target. Omicron BA.2 sub-variant more infectious, says Africa CDC. CBN’s Healthcare Intervention As Key To Curbing Medical Tourism. Patent waiver seen stalling vaccine production in Nigeria. Hope for sickle cell patients as ‘cure emerges’. COVID-19: WHO announces 68,000 deaths in one week. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th December 2021

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days. Poor knowledge and practice around oxytocin could put women in Nigeria at risk during childbirth. WHO appoints Nigeria’s Ayoade Alakija as Special Envoy. NHIS canvasses one kobo per second telecoms charges for health coverage of vulnerable Nigerians. Basic Healthcare Provision Fund: Nigeria Health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd December 2021

31 million PLWDs suffer as 23 states neglect disability rights. World AIDS Day:‘1.9m Nigerians living with HIV, infection rates not decreasing fast enough’. COVID-19: Nigeria confirms first cases of Omicron variant. 16 Days of Activism: Addressing the Pandemic of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls. FG forces COVID-19 jabs, workers plead for […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd October 2021

Ihekweazu hands over to Adetifa as NCDC DG. UHC: Need to finance Primary Health Centres. COVID-19: Nigeria may escape predicted catastrophes, says WHO. Nigeria has what it takes to become a leader in healthcare, says Osinbajo. 50,000 women die of maternal causes annually in Nigeria -Official. PSN laments 5% budgetary allocation to health. Nigerian hospitals […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 20th August 2021

WHO alerts to fake COVID-19 vaccines as FG receives more doses, begins vaccination. COVID-19: FG seeks private sector’s support for vaccine production. Polio resurfaces in Adamawa. Cholera: Nigeria records 37, 819 cases, 1,178 deaths from 23 states, FCT. FG tasks health institutions, professionals on blood safety regulation. NHIS plans expanded coverage of Nigerians by 2030. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd July 2021

Nigeria hits 3.4m COVID-19 vaccine jabs in 2 rounds — NPHCDA. COVID-19: Nigeria has no access to vaccines, to begin manufacturing – Official. Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Improved Access to Family Planning Services in Nigeria. Rebuilding Back the Nigeria Health System Post COVID-19 Pandemic – Where will the Money Come From? A Case For “Sin […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th April 2021

Nigeria expecting 29.8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine – Official. COVID-19 Deaths: Nigeria to announce new travel restrictions to India, Brazil, Turkey. COVID-19: FG warns of fake vaccines in circulation as NCDC confirms new cases. Prepare for third COVID-19 wave, Nigerians warned. N1.89 trillion required to tackle malaria – Health Minister. US […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th January 2021

COVID-19: FG orders 10m doses of vaccines, extends eased lockdown by 1 month. Stop COVID-19 vaccines misinformation in your domains, FG urges monarchs. NCDC confirms 200 cases of cholera in Benue. Osinbajo commends health workers, NCDC. Bill Gates to Nigerian govt: Invest in healthcare, not COVID-19 vaccines. FGM not a joke, UNFPA tells Govs.  Polio: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th January 2021

Nigeria: WHO endorses Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19 immunisation in Nigeria. COVID-19: FG moves to allay fears among Nigerian populace on vaccine safety. Buhari assents Disability Bill, inaugurates National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. Nigeria now has capacity to store COVID-19 vaccine –NPHCDA. COVID-19 Protocols: FG threatens travel ban on defaulting VIPs, govt officials.  Increased testing […]

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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, 4th December 2020

How to ensure no woman dies giving birth in Nigeria. 560,000 Nigerians living with HIV untreated. X-Raying the funding gaps in Nigeria’s epidemic preparedness. Nigeria: Covid-19 – Govt Warns, Says World Far From Mass Production of Vaccines. Dearth of nutritionists hinder implementation on food nutrition policy – Experts.  Despite having highest maternal mortality in Africa, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th November 2020

Group to launch “Why Are Women Dying While Giving Birth in Nigeria?” Report. Nigeria Health Watch recommends community MPDSR to curb maternal deaths. NCDC launches blog to document Covid-19 ‘Stories’. FG launches new health insurance scheme for citizens. Foreign arrivals presenting fake COVID-19 test results, FG cries out. COVID-19 vaccine: FG to inaugurate 18-man security […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 4th September 2020

FG further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions. NHIS set to accredit 100 Primary Health Centres in Kebbi. President Buhari reiterates support for primary healthcare. Celebrating Nigerian health workers as unsung heroes against COVID-19. Sirika: COVID-19 tests must be done within three days to arrival in Nigeria. Untapped $500m funding opportunity for Nigeria health sector. Recurring epidemic: Why […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th July 2020

Polio-free status: Buhari vows to revitalise primary healthcare. CACOVID donates N1.4bn medical equipment, 26,400 test kits to boost COVID-19 testing across Nigeria. COVID-19: UNICEF partners FG, re-strategises on child malnutrition fight. How COVID-19 is affecting HIV 2020 target – UNAIDS. Nigerian Medical Association suspends strike in Cross River. Despite 99% awareness, Nigerians still ignorant of […]