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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 […]

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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, 20th December 2019

Forbes Names PharmAccess among Top 50 Brands in Nigeria. Cholera cases drop 60% globally, as Nigeria records significant progress – WHO. Reps lament brain drain in health sector. Ganduje gets NMA’s praise for committing 16% Budget to health. HIV Burden in Nigeria will be 90% under control soon, says NACA DG. Edo Health Insurance Scheme: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 6th December 2019

World AIDS Day: Nigeria needs to tackle Mother-to-Child Transmission to meet 2030 target. Lagos to begin treatment of neglected diseases. FG engages stakeholder for attainment of Universal Health Coverage through NHIS. 54% of NHIS 2019 approved budget released so far – Official. CCD urges Akwa Ibom govt to enact PWDs Law. Minister of State flags […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th November 2019

2 million Nigerian girls, women raped annually, as FG launches sex offenders register. Aisha Buhari asks private sector to join her fight severe malnutrition in Nigeria. Family Planning and push for Human Capital Development. Political will, free healthcare to pregnant  women will address maternal mortality in Nigeria. FG pledges to strengthen Nigeria’s health security. SDGs: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th October 2019

World Sight Day: Albinos call for implementation of National Eye Policy. Nigeria has a mental health problem. Nigeria cannot achieve UHC without States’ participation —Prof. Sambo. Ondo seal eight illegal hospitals, warn seven over unprofessional offences. One-third of women abused during childbirth in Nigerian health facilities – Study. Cancer surgeries, chemotherapy now covered by NHIS. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th September 2019

Nigeria needs 290,000 medical doctors to meet WHO standard –CMD. Minister urges Nigerians to tackle child nutrition. People, heal thyselves: Nigeria’s new mental illness approach. FG warns HMOs, demands operations review. Reps direct NHIS to pay debts to healthcare providers. Nigerian lawmakers call for free treatment of malaria in public hospitals. Using Nigeria as example, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 12th July 2019

Polio: Gates foundation urges FG, States to up vaccination. Tuberculosis: Nigeria has ‘sixth highest burden globally’. 3.9m women, girls need reproductive health services in North East —UNFPA. Osun Govt approves N150m grant for health scheme. INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s haven of fake medical reports, corrupt health officials. Lagos Govt partners Netherlands to Improve health, technology. Government […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th March 2019

1.9 million Nigerians living with HIV – NACA boss. 2 Neonatal mortality, great challenge to developmental goals – Paediatrician. About 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis every hour – Expert. How ‘contact tracing’ helps curb Lassa fever spread – NCDC. FG, UN sign MoU on HIV/AIDS. Health financing and crisis of healthcare system in Nigeria. Lassa […]