Top Ten News Items on Health, 27th April 2018

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UNICEF: 4.3m Nigerian Children Miss out on Vaccinations Every Year. UNFPA: $10m Annual Budgetary Allocation to Family Planning, Poor. World Malaria Day: WHO urges Nigeria, others to boost investments in malaria control. Nigerian govt approves licensing, commercialisation of anti-sickle cell drug. FG launches disease surveillance project in wake of Ebola. Nigerian health workers strike will end soon – Minister. HIV prevalence in Bayelsa drops from 9.1% to 3.8%. 23 general hospitals in Benue are without doctors, says lawmaker. Gov. Wike suspends loan scheme for private hospitals. Kwara Health Workers To Commence Indefinite Strike, May 2.

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  1. Wider awareness is key as some men lack proper information. Half of the street children in Kano are from Katsina. it might be connected to the lowest rate of contraception.

  2. Great job by Nigeria Healthwatch!!!
    It is good that we are using this platform and data to provoke policy discussions. Meanwhile, I suggest also that we update some of these data with MICS 5 as most of the CPR in those reported states showed some upward trend.

    keep it up, team!!!

    Dr. Sampson Ezikeanyi

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