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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th July 2020

COVID-19: Virus presents malaria symptoms but it’s not, NCDC warns. COVID-19: States to receive N100 million each – Buhari govt. Nigeria receives $890m grant from Global Fund to tackle HIV, TB, malaria. Nigeria among 10 countries where over 9.3 million children missed vaccinations in 2019. NAPPSA canvasses strong health infrastructure, donates COVID-19 items to NCDC . […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th June 2017

Nigerian former minister, head of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead. FG launches health, nutrition response project in Borno. FEC approves placement of doctors. WHO updates Essential Medicines List with new advice on use of antibiotics, and adds medicines for hepatitis C, HIV, tuberculosis and cancer. Cholera outbreak claims over 12 in Kwara.  Health Insurance Scheme Now Mandatory For Oyo […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 05 May 2017

FG inaugurates governing Boards, Councils of tertiary health institutions. FG approves UNTH, UITH sites for surveillance. NSHIP, World Bank commit ‎$145m on health facilities in north east. NMA rejects salary harmonisation. HIV treatment should be included in Nigeria’s health insurance scheme – NACA boss. Ambode gets N3.84 billion to fight HIV/AIDS in Lagos. As Gombe battles shortage of nurses, midwives, govt […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st April 2017

KPMG to Audit Finances, Donor Funds of NPHCDA, Health Agencies. Meningitis: Death toll hits 745. NMA presents 5-year plan to shake up health care. NHIS expels 23,000 fake enrollees in three months – Executive Secretary. Nigeria must stop “dependency culture” — NACA DG. Seventeen New Cases Of Leprosy Detected In Bauchi. Niger LG Spends N16m […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 07 April 2017

Nigeria begins Meningitis vaccination campaign as death toll rises to 336. Meningitis: Nigerian govt explains challenges, successes in dealing with outbreak. Nigerians are most depressed in Africa, says WHO. Investigation: Eleven years after ban, Chloroquine still used for malaria treatment in Nigeria. WHO to immunise 1.9m children against polio in Borno. Borno records 3,800 new […]