FG committed to elimination of viral hepatitis in Nigeria by 2021. NHIS controversy worsens as Reps reject agency’s budget. Nigeria sets up task force to reduce maternal mortality. No ‘’killer’’ Anti-Malaria medicines in Nigeria – NAFDAC. HMCAN urges FG to establish health fund. Lagos confirms two deaths from acute diarrhoea. Plateau confirms another case of Lassa fever. Ogun doctors threaten strike over poor state of hospital facilities. MDCN Inducts 164 Foreign Trained Medical, Dental Graduates. Lagos averts 189,800 unsafe abortions, maternal deaths through family planning.