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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th May 2020

CBN approves N10bn applications for healthcare intervention. COVID-19 forcing investment in health sector, says NCDC. Nigeria records more deaths from other diseases than COVID-19 – SGF. NCDC activates two new COVID-19 testing labs in Ogun, Katsina. Silent spreaders of COVID-19: People without symptoms. NIPRD partners Bloom Public Health on pharmaceutical research, development. FG to provide […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd May 2020

‘From 665 to 6,677’ — how Nigeria recorded over 6,000 COVID-19 cases in one month. COVID-19: NAFDAC reduces cost of registration for MSMEs by 80%. Don’t lose sight of malaria while fighting COVID-19 –PSN. COVID-19: Kebbi State boosts health workers’ morale, approves safety allowances. Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of fistula yearly – UNFPA. NCP […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th May 2020

Nigeria’s COVID-19 burden rises above 5,000, with 193 new cases on Thursday. COVID-19: CBN launches N100bn intervention fund, urges scientists to develop local vaccines. COVID-19: NCDC outlines principles of engagement with private laboratories. Nigeria drives routine immunization amid COVID-19. Strange illnesses: Pathologists from high burden states train on investigation. Nigerian startup Helium Health secures $10m […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th May 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari seeks international cooperation. 54gene rolls out mobile laboratory to boost Nigeria’s coronavirus test capacity. Nigerians yet to come to terms with deadly nature of COVID-19, FG laments. Prepare for fresh total lockdown if COVID-19 cases rise, says PTF. COVID-19 likely to raise TB deaths by 1.4m. 19 million displaced children vulnerable to coronavirus […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 1st May 2020

NCDC declares end to 2020 emergency Lassa fever outbreak over. COVID-19: Buhari approves gradual ease of lockdown in FCT, Lagos, Ogun from May 4. Coronavirus: Nigerian health workers to get 50 per cent of basic salary as hazard allowance. Coronavirus: Nigeria faces dire consequences as casualties among health workers increase. Cholera: One dead, 68 persons […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th April 2020

Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja by 14 days. COVID-19: EU donates N21bn to Nigeria. FG plans isolation centres at borders, 4,000 tests daily. COVID-19 prevention: What NCDC wants you to know about face mask. AfDB invests $10m in Pan-African healthcare fund. COVID-19: UN donates 10,000 test kits, 15 oxygen concentrators to Nigeria. Bloom […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th April 2020

Coronavirus fight: Chinese experts arrive Nigeria, to remain in quarantine for 14 days. World Bank releases $82m support to strengthen Nigerian public health response. What we’re doing to prevent Nigeria’s ‘worst-case scenario’ – NCDC Chief. ECOWAS orders 120 ventilators, 240,000 diagnostic kits, others for Member States. FG provides N102bn intervention in healthcare sector — Minister. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th March 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari releases N15b to tackle Pandemic. Private Sector Coalition targets N120bn to overcome COVID-19. 54gene’s Fund to increase coronavirus testing in Nigeria hits $500,000 in 24hrs. Nigeria records first death from Coronavirus. World Water Day: Group seeks declaration of emergency on water sector as Coronavirus cases rise. N85.34bn needed to control tuberculosis, says campaigner. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th March 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari lauds Dangote Foundation’s N200 Million donation. Lassa Fever: Nigeria records 11 new deaths – NCDC. Nigeria to be certified polio-free by June 2020 – Africa Regional team. Acute Malnutrition hits 200,000 children in Katsina. FG to rehabilitate additional 10,000 Primary Health Centres – Minister. Cancer: Kebbi govt signs MOU with Roche Nigeria limited […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 28th February 2020

Nigeria records first Coronavirus case. COVID19: NCDC Deploys Rapid Response Teams To Lagos. Lagos tracks contacts of index case of Coronavirus. Orji: NSIA Intervention in Healthcare Will Curb Medical Tourism. NHIS to extend health insurance to informal sector. Plateau Govt establishes health insurance scheme distributes 2.5m LLINs. Dangote, Bill Gates commend Ganduje on quality healthcare […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th February 2020

Nigeria gets 3 centres to test for coronavirus. NGF, state health commissioners strategise on primary healthcare. Nigeria, Ivory Coast to get $20m Safe Birth Initiative. Improving Funding for Epidemic Preparedness. Fayemi approves six months maternity leave for Ekiti workers. Kaduna Health Insurance Scheme enrols 12,000 persons in one week. State Insurance Laws will improve health […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th February 2020

Cancer: Foundation launches assistance programme to reduce cost of treatment. WHO certifies Nigeria, five others on capacity to diagonise Coronavirus. Coronavirus: Reps invite NCDC DG over evacuation of Nigerians from China. Lassa Fever: Irrua Specialist Hospital confirms death of three persons. Kano, Jigawa benefit from EUs N11.6b WASH intervention in Nigeria. FG budgets N620m to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 31st January 2020

WHO declares coronavirus global health emergency. FG collaborates with D-8’s hespi in rehabilitation of health sector. NASS committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage – Oloriegbe. Nigeria to get $417m from Global Fund to tackle Malaria. Nigeria May Lose 2m Children to Pneumonia, UNICEF Warns. Germany Pledges More Support for Nigeria’s Effort in Polio Eradication. Nestle […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th January 2020

How Nigerian hospital separated conjoined twins. Nigeria risks falling short of UHC target – WHO. 2020 Budget: Zamfara Govt earmarks N10.6bn for Health Sector. World Bank’s $364m, others’ll boost health industry — BMO. PEPFAR reaffirms commitment to HIV response. Reducing high mortality in Bauchi State via Hard To Reach programme. ‘Over 60 Children with Severe […]