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Top Ten Health News Items in 2018

Budget 2019: Buhari proposes N315 billion recurrent health expenditure. Buhari signs bill establishing Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Ambode Launches Lagos Health Insurance Scheme. FG set to implement basic healthcare provision fund. Over 90% of Nigerians not captured by NHIS. Why U.S. is funding the world’s largest HIV survey in Nigeria — NACA Boss. Nigeria launches initiative to protect patients’ rights. Sweet […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th May 2018

At WHA, Nigerian Govt Affirms Commitment to UHC. Suspected cholera outbreak claims 12 lives in Adamawa. Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola. Maitama Hospital Measles and Yellow Fever Laboratory gets a boost from WHO. Medical doctors oppose JOHESU’s call for removal of Nigerian Health Minister. JOHESU Strike: FMC Jabi employs ad hoc staff. Medical Guild Rejects Appointment […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th May 2017

WHO elects first African Director-General. Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola. EU to spend €54 million on maternal, newborn health in Bauchi, Adamawa, Kebbi. North East Nigeria: Health in the Northeast, 24 May 2017.  Oyo implements health insurance scheme. Niger Govt to establish own health insurance scheme. 46 doctors care for 3m people in Zamfara. Yobe engages 228 doctors, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 10th February 2017

NACA, NCDC dismiss HIV/AIDS cure claims by Nigerian Professor. NASS to increase 2017 health sector budget to N1.1trn — Tejuoso. HMOs return 92% NHIS Funds. FG inaugurates committees to improve healthcare for mothers, newborn. Monthly Brief for the Media – Humanitarian Response in north-east Nigeria No. 1 | 8 February 2017. Seven New Lassa fever […]

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Top Ten Health News Items in 2016

Government of Nigeria reports 2 wild polio cases, first since July 2014. Lassa Fever Outbreak: 41 Nigerians killed in 10 states – Minister. Full impact of devastated health services in north-eastern Nigeria revealed by WHO report. Global Fund Investigation in Nigeria. EFCC Reopens Probe Of GAVI Report On NPHCDA. We have no accurate data of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16 December 2016

Full impact of devastated health services in north-eastern Nigeria revealed by WHO report. New WHO Country Representative formally assumes duties in Nigeria. Global Fund to invest N1 billion on health in Nigeria – Minister. NMA suspends 12 doctors for alleged indiscipline. Borno records 512 new HIV cases in IDPs’ camps. Boko Haram: UMTH employs 100 […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 04 November 2016

We have no accurate data of health insurance beneficiaries in Nigeria -Prof Yusuf. 1,473 midwives deployed to PHCs to save mothers, children. Nigeria to establish 3 hospitals to end Obstetric Fistula. Reps move to upgrade National Hospital. Sokoto to Rehabilitate 22 General Hospitals With N440m. Ogun doctors, state disagree over health sector performance. Workers’ protest […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 23rd September, 2016

Cholera kills six in Lagos, 39 under observation. Government to adopt telemedicine to tackle medical tourism, manpower gap. Govt to restore peace in health sector. NHIS solicits governors support to achieve universal health coverage. FCT: Mpape, Mabushi health centres in sorry state. Kano procure N59m drugs to combat malaria. Jigawa earmarks N280m to fight malnutrition. […]