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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, 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, 20th October 2019

Valuable lessons from Nigeria’s marathon effort to eradicate polio. 42% of women in Nigeria, others suffer abuse, stigma during childbirth. National Health Dialogue: ‘Nine reasons Nigeria may not achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030’. Global Fund Partners pledge $14B to tackle Malaria, AIDS, TB. Reddington boosts survival of preterm babies with NICU. Nigeria, others to […]

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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, 14th September 2019

FG disbursed N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT. ‘Vaccine derived polio’ won’t stop Nigeria from being certified free – Official. Nigeria launches Yellow fever vaccination reactive campaign to contain outbreak in Ebonyi State. Yellow fever: Bauchi State govt flags off aerial spray to curtail Quelea birds. Why Nigeria needs more field epidemiologists – […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th August 2019

Workers protest kidnap of Irrua Hospital CMD, threaten strike. Nigeria reviews guidelines for disease surveillance. EU supports recovery and resilience in Nigeria with additional €50 million. Meningitis: 2m Katsina people at risk – UNICEF. UNICEF, IHS partner to address child issues in rural communities. Ekiti, UNICEF partner on maternal health care. Healthcare: NASS Assures MDCAN […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 9th August 2019

NNPC/SNEPCo cancer machine reduces treatment waiting time by 80%. 73% Nigerian children denied exclusive breastfeeding –FG. Access to potable water is human right – UNICEF. Expert advises FG to budget, spend effectively on Health. World Breastfeeding Week: D8 countries, UNICEF want breastfeeding promoted. Access Bank, GE Healthcare ease financial burden on healthcare providers. Lagos shuts […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 26th July 2019

WHO set to declare Nigeria polio free. HIV/AIDs: Total Group launches awareness project in Ogun. 7,500 Gombe kids at risk of acute malnutrition – Investigation. Nigerians living with HIV discuss stigmatisation in hospitals. Cholera outbreak: NCDC records 82 suspected cases in Adamawa, Bauchi, Katsina. NMA Embarks on protest against frequent kidnapping of doctors in C’River. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th July 2019

For 170,000 Nigerians to die from TB disease yearly, is unacceptable – Aisha Buhari. Integrating financing mechanisms to achieve universal health coverage. Babatunde Osotimehin Legacy Forum: Health experts discuss Family Planning in Nigeria. USAID to begin HIV preventive intervention in prisons. 116 million Nigerians lack decent toilets — WaterAid. Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases […]

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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, 31st May 2019

Group urges Buhari to assent to pending health bills. Health community celebrates Tejuoso, Usman for championing policies in NASS. Unsafe drinking water, open defecation fuelling child’s death- UNICEF Nigeria, experts. NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections. Cholera: Nigeria identifies 83 local government areas as ‘hotspots’. New Zamfara governor announces free healthcare for women, children. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 25th January 2019

LASSA FEVER: NCDC confirms 16 deaths in 8 States. Nigeria signs N2.6 trn support agreement from Global Fund to tackle Tuberculosis, AIDS. Push for Sustainable Financing of Universal Health Coverage. Experts Caution Nigeria, Others Against Stagnation Of Immunisation Coverage. UNICEF, Cross River conduct water, sanitation, hygiene clinic in Yakurr. Delta Health Insurance Scheme Hits 500,000 Enrollees. Bill to protect persons with […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st December 2018

Nigeria needs N134bn to strengthen national health security – Official. Budget 2019: Buhari proposes N315 billion recurrent health expenditure. Malnutrition kills 132 children in Kaduna State. Nigerians advised on how to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases. African leaders playing ostrich over drug abuse – ECOWAS Official. Osun to receive World Bank’s $20 million to fix dilapidating health facilities. NACA to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 7th December 2018

World AIDS Day: NACA Urges Nigerians To Ascertain HIV Status. National Health Act: FG to ‘roll out’ Basic Health Care Provision Fund December – Health Minister. NPHCDA commences academy with first 30 enrollees. Family Planning: Conference decries teen birth rates in Nigeria. UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition. Sexual violence referral clinics now in 10 states – […]