Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th November 2019

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WHO Prequalifies Ebola Vaccine, Paving The Way For Its Use In High-Risk Countries. Sen. Oloriegbe calls for adequate funding of health sector to boost performance. 6.5m Nigerian women now use modern contraceptives — Report. 13 States to Benefit from $250m World Bank Loan for Malaria Control. Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio’. Cost of treatment drug for Tuberculosis slashed 70%. Access to Finance Has Revitalised Healthcare in Delta, Says Nkechika. One child dies of pneumonia every 39 seconds, agencies warn. Nigeria has only 8,600 registered veterinarians. World Toilet Day – Nigeria joins global community to advocate for “Toilets for All”.

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  1. “13 States to Benefit from $250m World Bank Loan for Malaria Control.”

    NIGERIA DOES NOT NEED a dime in loan for malaria control.
    Nigeria needs money for Health System Strengthening and Universal Health Coverage based on PHC that is fully integrated with Community Health Worker’s Programme.

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