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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th June 2020

WHO declares Nigeria polio free. World Blood Donor Day: Lagos requires 260,000 units annually – Abayomi. Dexamethasaone not approved for treating COVID-19 patients, says NCDC. Resident doctors begin strike, exempt COVID-19 centres’ personnel. Women’s group asks Buhari to declare state of emergency on rape, gender violence. Lagos overwhelmed, hospitals, isolation centres filled up –Doctors. Katsina, […]

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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, 24th April 2020

40 health workers have tested positive for COVID-19 – Health Minister. COVID-19: U.S. funding assistance to Nigeria hits $21.4 million – Embassy. Malnutrition amidst COVID-19: Thousands of children suffer damage, death In Sokoto. COVID-19: WHO demands action to prevent malaria, other diseases setback. Sanwo-Olu approves increment of hazard allowance for all health workers In Lagos. […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd April 2020

Buhari announces 2-week lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as coronavirus spreads. WHO releases guidelines to help countries maintain essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19: CBN, Dangote, Elumelu, Wigwe, Otedola, BUA, others, donate N15.3bn. Global coronavirus cases top 1 million, with over 50,000 deaths. When to test for Covid-19, and how to do it. […]

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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, 4th October 2019

DFID Commits N18.5B to Tackle Acute Malnutrition in Borno, Yobe States. SDGs: FG,Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate. Why Nigeria must strengthen its health insurance regulations. UNICEF, EU Support Healthcare in Bauchi with $1.8M. Delta State, PharmAccess, Others Distribute $1M to Revamp Healthcare. We’ll bequeath effective Healthcare System to Nigerlites – Ketso. Lagos […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 3rd May 2019

‘103 senators’ salary enough to vaccinate over 1 million Nigerian children’. Community health programme to be replicated across Nigeria by December – NPHCDA Boss. SMEs, Entrepreneurs key to revolutionising Healthcare in Nigeria – Awele Elumelu. FG committed to ending malaria – Adewole. 2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA. Nigeria has 4m unvaccinated children […]

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 29th March 2019

World TB Day: Experts want more funding to fight disease in Nigeria. Diseases cost Africa $2.4 trillion a year – WHO. Sustaining progress in ending HIV Pandemic. Lassa fever survivors laud NCDC, Edo Govt. for interventions. Nearly half of primary health centres in Abuja operate in darkness, study finds. Case for improved Primary Healthcare in […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th March 2019

Patient free Of HIV after stem cell treatment. Universal Health Coverage: Rwanda urges African govts to fund healthcare. IWD: Over 800,000 women become newly infected with HIV/AIDS yearly –AHF. #AHAIC2019: DRPC, NIPPS lead Nigerian delegation to Rwanda for major health conference. WHO employs mobile surveillance system for polio eradication. Osun begins revitalisation of general hospitals, […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 11th January 2019

Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund. First Lassa fever conference holds in Abuja. Maternal And Child Health Care: Is Lagos Winning The Battle? Malnutrition: Nigerian govt budgets N300 million for ‘ready to to use food’. Cholera, Lassa fever killed 993 Nigerians in 2018 –Report. Immunisation: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledges $75 million to Nigeria. Nigerian govt disburses $49 million to […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 14th December 2018

Group urges Nigerian govt. to ensure 60 percent health insurance coverage by 2024. WHO rates Nigeria low in health coverage. NCDC assures on readiness to fight Lassa fever, other diseases. FG urged to provide free cervical cancer vaccines for young girls. Scientists to test vaccine made to fight epidemics. Lagos Partners Stakeholders to Improve Infant, Young Child Feeding. Experts unveil roadmap […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 21st September 2018

Gates: Nigeria needs lot of work to address malnutrition in the North. Global Fund Accuses TB Network of misappropriating N20m workers’ salary. President Buhari to flag off the Osun basic health provision fund. Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe. 1.1m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS currently receiving treatment – NACA. 700 Nigerian children die daily – […]