Top Ten News Items on Health, 2nd August 2019

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Doctor harps on exclusive breastfeeding to reduce infant mortality. FG spent N9.8bn to eradicate polio in the last three years. 20m Nigerians on hepatitis’ death list, says Anambra Health Commissioner. Basic Health Care: Nigerian govt releases N12.7 billion to three health agencies. Nigeria needs N19.46bn to prevent 70,327 cancer deaths yearly. UNICEF to support Adamawa on SDG goals. Kwara Govt steps up response to polio outbreak in 7 LGAs. EPiSON2019: Experts discuss advancing Nigeria’s primary healthcare services using epidemiology research. Experts want new health minister to fix infrastructure, improve healthcare delivery. Governor suspends medical director, four doctors for abandoning duty.

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  1. Hajiya Habiba Ibrahim G Tsamiya

    I commend the impromptu visit of the Borno State Governor, Professor Zulum to one of General Hospital in the State, where he found some Doctors absent on duty. This shows some of the unethical issues and lack of commitment by some of our health workers. I hope all Governors will emulate this strategy in order to check these menace and improve services at all General Hospitals because that is the only place the poor and dawn trodden masses can asses.

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