Top 10 Health News

Top Ten News Items on Health, 17th December 2021

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days. Poor knowledge and practice around oxytocin could put women in Nigeria at risk during childbirth. WHO appoints Nigeria’s Ayoade Alakija as Special Envoy. NHIS canvasses one kobo per second telecoms charges for health coverage of vulnerable Nigerians. Basic Healthcare Provision Fund: Nigeria Health Watch Organises Town Hall Meeting in Dukpa. No work, no pay: Buhari orders payment of withheld health workers’ salaries. Lassa Fever: 434 cases, 80 deaths recorded in 2021 – NCDC. Four million Nigerian women interested in Family Planning lack access to commodities – UNFPA. Nasarawa, Ogun, Lagos rank top in COVID-19 vaccination –NPHCDA. Health Insurance Scheme launched in Cross River.


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