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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd October 2021

Ihekweazu hands over to Adetifa as NCDC DG. UHC: Need to finance Primary Health Centres. COVID-19: Nigeria may escape predicted catastrophes, says WHO. Nigeria has what it takes to become a leader in healthcare, says Osinbajo. 50,000 women die of maternal causes annually in Nigeria -Official. PSN laments 5% budgetary allocation to health. Nigerian hospitals […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th October 2021

NMA, health workers differ as FG plans ban on unvaccinated workers. FG may expand access to Covid-19 vaccination ahead of December deadline. Ihekweazu bemoans 10% representation of women in governance. FG commences distribution of 2.5 million HIV kits for testing pregnant women, says NASCP. Nigeria, others reject vaccine passports for air travelers. World Sight Day: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 13th August 2021

816 killed as Cholera spreads across 23 States. NPHCDA, others inspect 177,600 J&J COVID-19 vaccines. WHO confirms West Africa’s first-ever case of Marburg virus disease in Guinea. Resident Doctors in Rivers pull out of nationwide strike by NARD. COVID-19: FG postpones second batch vaccination over ‘unforeseen circumstances’. Malaria kills nine Nigerians hourly, says minister. NAFDAC: […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 30th July 2021

FG orders activation of COVID-19 isolation centres nationwide. FG: 18 million Nigerians infected with Hepatitis. Death toll rises to 479 as Cholera spreads to 18 more states. Experts brainstorm on lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, disease outbreaks. Abia 7th in COVID-19 vaccination in Nigeria, best in South East ― NPHCDA. COVID-19: FG reads riot act […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 18th June 2021

COVID-19: FG reopens vaccination for 1st dose. COVID-19: Japan Gives UNICEF $39m For Nigeria’s Vaccine Cold Chains, Others. 2 Nigerians Join Global Committee On COVID-19 Response. Global Fund Provides $900 Million for anti-Malaria, Tuberculosis Intervention in Nigeria. Prioritise ensuring access to HPV vaccines, GAVI Alliance urges policymakers. Nigeria needs 2 Million blood units annually – […]