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HEALTH, monthly reviews of the different sectors of the nation’s economy as published by select local newspapers. 

2016 Highlights

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  • Humanitarian emergency directors call for $1bn to meet the needs of 6.9mn people in Nigeria’s North East –The Nation 
  • Huawei commits N50mn to fight malaria in Nigeria –The Nation
  • Access Bank to tackle malaria with N50mn –Punch
  • Borno State records 512 new HIV cases in IDPs’ camps –The Nation
  • Kebbi State earmarks N415.8mn to boost healthcare sector –Nigeria Today
  • Health minister launches book on cancer statistics –Daily Trust 
  • Reps stops NHIS’s funds release to HMOs –Daily Trust
  • FG to sponsor surgeries of 10,000 patients nationwide –Leadership 
  • Rivers State launches N500mn hospital loan scheme –The Nation
  • UMTH employs 100 doctors –PM News
  • Global Fund to invest N1bn on health in Nigeria –Premium Times
  • Plateau State administers free medicare for elderly indigenes –Daily Trust
  • Bird flu resurfaces in Kano State –Businessday
  • NMA suspends 12 doctors for alleged indiscipline –The Guardian
  • “Lagos faces water crisis”, says UN –Punch 

  •  FG inaugurates N510bn water, sanitation and hygiene programme –Punch
  • Only 4% of Nigerians have health insurance –Punch 
  • First new HIV vaccine trial begins in Africa –The Guardian 
  • Huawei commits N50mn to fight malaria in Nigeria –Businessday

  • UITH to commence kidney transplant –The Guardian
  • Nigeria has over 2mn recorded cases of cancer –The Guardian 
  • Malaria and HIV remain top killer diseases in Nigeria –The Guardian 
  • Kano State distributes anti-malaria drugs to 17 hospitals –The Guardian 
  • Nigeria spends $1bn annually on medical tourism –The Guardian 
  • “Nigeria facing shortage of Anti retro-viral drugs”, says UNAIDS –The Guardian
  • NNPC/Chevron to deworm 60,000 pupils nationwide –The Guardian
  • Experts score health sector low at 56 –The Guardian
  • FG to vaccinate 41mn children against polio before January 2017 –The Guardian 
  • FG to distribute cervical cancer vaccine –The Guardian
  • Lagoon wins Best Hospital in Nigeria 2016 Award –The Guardian
  • HMCAN and HCPAN set up joint committee to self-regulate health insurance in Nigeria –The Guardian 
  • Experts urge states to allocate 15% of 2017 budget to health –The Guardian 
  • U.S. Based HMO Max International opens Nigeria office –The Guardian 
  • AMSWON seeks govt support for better delivery of medical services –The Guardian 
  • 300mn children breathe heavily toxic air –The Guardian 

  • 2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa and Asia –The Guardian
  • “More Nigerians are taking health insurance”, says Senator Olayinka Omilani (Chairman, Healthcare International Nigeria Limited) –Punch 
  • 70% of TB patients don’t seek care until late stages –The Guardian 
  • Taraba State becomes first state to build capacity on HIV/AIDS programming for adolescents and young people –The Guardian 


  • Nigeria and 22 other countries still at risk of Ebola outbreak –The Guardian 
  • Fidson Healthcare half-year profit drops by 88% –Punch


  • Medical practitioner decries misuse and abuse of cough syrups by youths –The Guardian  
  • Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over several years –The Guardian 
  • UCH takes delivery of N100mn laboratory equipment –The Guardian 


  • LASUTH records first successful bone bridge surgery –Businessday
  • “80,000 Nigerians die of cancer yearly”, says Oscar Onyeama (CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange) –The Guardian 
  • Nigeria gets 34mn tablets to treat school children of worms –The Guardian
  • U.S and Nigeria intensify efforts to eradicate tuberculosis –The Guardian
  • Interswitch enhances healthcare with hospital management solution –The Guardian
  • NHIS to enrol 20mn school pupils in Kwara State for free health care –Businessday 
  • Nigeria’s readiness unclear as Zika virus spreads to Africa –Businessday


  • “FG to provide 7 radiotherapy machines this year”, says Prof Adewole (Hon. Minister of Health) –Thisday  
  • Sokoto provides free drugs to 6,569 mentally-ill patients –Thisday 


  • UNICEF challenges Gombe on rising cases of malnutrition –Thisday 
  • FG and UN partner to end violence against children in Nigeria –Thisday  
  • Nigeria, US and GE launch $20mn Women's Health Initiative link


  • FCTA to commence microbial swab test in hotels –Daily Trust 
  • Poor child nutrition casts dark cloud on Nigeria in global index –BusinessDay  
  • Lassa fever: Ogun equips 3 isolation centres for possible isolation cases –BusinessDay 
  • 530,000 women test positive for cancer in Niger–Thisday 
  • Health sector investment to exceed $140m on NSIA and IFC collaboration –Businessday 
  • FG begins review of National Health Policy –The Guardian 
  • NGOs4 to support Ondo on health care delivery –The Guardian 
  • “600,000 Jigawa children malnourished”, says UNICEF report –Vanguard 
  • Ondo records 75% reduction in maternal deaths –The Guardian 
  • Nigeria can realise over $100bn yearly from medicinal plants –The Guardian 


  • Ojukwu Varsity graduates first medical doctors –The Guardian  
  • World and regional organisations partner to expand access to quality healthcare in Nigeria –BusinessDay  
  • Ogun government partners UNFPA to reduce maternal and paternal deaths –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria intensifies surveillance as Lassa fever epidemic spreads –The Guardian 
  • Lagos Assembly to float Health Trust Fund bill –The Guardian 
  • FIIRO and NASCO Foods to boost school feeding programme –The Guardian 
  • FG to build 10,000 primary healthcare centres –The Guardian 


 2015 Highlights

  • “N500mn needed annually to tackle HIVS/AIDS virus in Enugu”, says ENSACA –Leadership Newspaper 
  • NHIS targets enrolment of 45mn Nigerians next year –The Guardian 
  • Korean agency to train 22,650 Nigerian officials on e-government –The Guardian 
  • “Ebola scare drastically reduced communicable disease”, says experts –BusinessDay 
  • Lagos State Government approves free bus ride for disabled people –The Guardian 
  • “4mn lives could be saved by 2022 through Health Act”, says HEFRON rep –The Guardian 
  • Kaduna State signs N1billion contract to upgrade health facilities –The Guardian 

  • EU commits N4bn to polio immunisation in Nigeria –The Guardian 
  • New study shows 1.25mn abortions occurred in Nigeria in 2012 –ThisDay 
  • Health sector to double contribution to GDP in 5 years –BusinessDay 
  • Only 5% of Nigerians are covered by health insurance –ThisDay 
  • 210,557 kids died from pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2015 –The Guardian 
  • Fidson Healthcare remains profitable amid sector doldrums –BusinessDay 
  • “Nigeria and four other countries have low access to toilets”, says UNICEF –The Guardian 
  • Govt to immunize 2mn children in Katsina against measles –The Guardian
  • “Only Public-Private Partnership can rescue Nigeria's health sector”, says Prof Isaac Adewole (Health Minister) –ThisDay 

  • “LUTH1, others can handle medical cases that take some Nigerians overseas”, says Prof Bode Chris (Chief Medical Director, LUTH) –The Guardian 
  • Nigeria diagnoses over 250,00 cancer cases yearly –The Guardian 
  • Sokoto, Bill and Melinda Gates, Dangote Foundations contribute N494mn for PHC –ThisDay 
  • “70% of health centres below standard”, says Christian Aid –The Guardian 
  • Nigeria has the worst record of ultrasound abuse in the world –The Guardian 
  • FG targets 90mn Nigerians with new national e-health framework by 2020 –ThisDay 

  • “Nigeria has only 39 Orthodontists”, says Experts - Thisday
  • USAID partner with govt and private Sector on health products warehouse - The Guardian
  • Pharmaceuticals reiterate call for zero duty on raw and packaging materials - Businessday
  • Drug manufacturers task FG on local patronage for N200bn intervention fund - The Guardian
  • Workers with high job demand are 50% more likely to be diagnosed with chronic disease - The Guardian
  • Hospitals hold to exhibition reduce overseas medical trips - The Guardian
  • Nigeria needs N200bn to address nutritional issues for the next five years - The Guardian
  • Job losses loom in pharmaceuticals as industry competitiveness dips - Businessday 
  • Health ministry launches five-year strategic plan on nutrition - The Guardian

  • Health workers raise alarm over plans to privatise health sector –The Guardian 
  • 63mn Nigerians lack access to clean water –ThisDay 
  • “Nigeria has only 1,000 physiotherapists”, says experts –The Guardian 
  • Kano set to achieve total eradication of polio –BusinessDay 
  • FG and UNICEF treat 1mn malnourished kids, save .2mn lives –The Guardian 

  • Over N300bn investment at risk with new drug distribution –BusinessDay
  • Pharma industry's N300bn investment threatened by CET, NNDG –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria to support establishment of African Centre for Disease Control –ThisDay 
  • “Hepatitis causes over 1.4mn deaths yearly and 80% of liver cancer”, says WHO –The Guardian 
  • JOHESU and FMC bicker over N250mn fraud allegation –The Guardian 

  • Nigeria faces challenge of meeting 2015 MDG 7C target – BusinessDay  
  • SPDC boosts healthcare in Niger Delta, trains 300 midwives – The Guardian  
  • Telecom equipment not responsible for health hazards – BusinessDay 
  • Rebuilding Nigeria's healthcare system – BusinessDay 
  • 400mn worldwide lack access to essential health services – The Vanguard  
  • Women contribute $3trn to global healthcare – BusinessDay  
  • Ebola Returns to Sierra Leone's Freetown – ThisDay 

  • FG to review environmental sanitation policy –Punch 
  • Hospital diagnoses 8,000 tuberculosis cases in 10 years –The Guardian 

  • Chief Medical Officer, FMC urges striking health workers to resume work –The Guardian
    More than 16,000 children lose parents caregivers to Ebola –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria lacks infrastructure to become a medical tourism destination as 5,000 citizens travel overseas for treatment –BusinessDay 
  • WHO urges single-use syringes as a preventive action over MERS virus –The Guardian

  • Canada invests $1mn to improve mental health in Nigeria and other African nations –BusinessDay 
  • Increased blindness among Nigerians is becoming a national health concern –ThisDay 
  • Low standards of 15 laboratories results in shutdown by FG –ThisDay 
  • Remi Tinubu offers free health care to Lagosians –ThisDay 
  • Bird flu spreads to 18 states in Nigeria –ThisDay 
  • “Nigeria's health care delivery may slide further”, says Professor Yetunde Aken’Ova (University of Ibadan) –ThisDay

  • Chief Medical Officer, FMC urges striking health workers to resume work –The Guardian
  • More than 16,000 children lose parents caregivers to Ebola –BusinessDay 
  • Nigeria lacks infrastructure to become a medical tourism destination as 5,000 citizens travel overseas for treatment –BusinessDay
  • WHO urges single-use syringes as a preventive action over MERS virus The Guardian

  • Ebola: Controlling the outbreak and its challenges –Businessday
  • 20 die in cholera outbreak in Rivers –ThisDay
  • Agric ministry issues red alert on bird flu –Businessday
  • Nigeria's private health sector, key in expanding health care delivery –Businessday
  • FG introduces pneumonia vaccine in Nigeria –Businessday
  • WHO says cash crunch, rains could thwart Ebola efforts –Businessday
  • Liberia Ebola vaccine trial challenging, as cases tumble upwards –Businessday
  • Bird flu: FG disburses N145m as compensation to poultry owners -ThisDay 

2014 Highlights

  • US health authorities learn from Nigeria's experience containing Ebola  Thisday
  • “Ebola-free status, a spectacular success story for Nigeria” says WHO, health experts Businessday
  • HIV/AIDS call centre: Healthcare intervention through technology All Africa
  • Researchers develop first breath test for Tuberculosis   Thisday
  • Nigeria's pharmaceutical imports to hit $789 million by 2018    Businessday
  • First Ebola vaccine trial starts in Africa, with three health workers given experimental drug   The Guardian
  • LAUTECH teaching hospital gets NAFDAC endorsement to produce children drugs   Thisday
  • Health workers begin nationwide strike today    Thisday
  • Nigeria missing out on $500 billion global genetic products market   Businessday
  • Nigeria targets polio eradication by December 2014   Businessday

  • US CDC in talks with Nigeria over human trial of Ebola vaccine Businessday
  • Communities laud Airtel's role in mobile healthcare delivery Thisday
  • Investor funds stuck as door slams on HMOs Businessday
  • NGO tackles vitamin A deficiency, distributes 3,350 cassava stems Businessday
  • Stakeholders drum support for herbal medicine Thisday
  • Drug, vaccine makers in race against Ebola Thisday
  • Hygeia, Clearline, Multishield top list of newly re-accredited HMOs Businessday
  • GSK to make 10,000 doses of Ebola vaccine Businessday
  • Nigeria completely free of Ebola cases – Chukwu Businessday
  • NHIS database captures 7.5 million enrollees in 9 months Businessday

  • NMA Strike: MDCAN vows to resist alleged sack threat by FG Business Day
  • FG, US plan partnership against outbreak as Ebola virus claims first Nigerian This Day
  • New serum raises hopes for Ebola cure This Day
  • NHIS launches mobile health insurance This Day
  • Nigeria research team upbeat on halting Ebola disease Business Day
  • Lagos records five new suspected Ebola cases from Sawyer contacts This Day
  • US speeds up human clinical trials for Ebola vaccine This Day
  • First Consultant senior doctor infected by Sawyer dies of Ebola Business Day
  • 72% of Nigerians doubt local hospitals' capacity to manage Ebola – NOI Polls Business Day
  • GSK commits to improving access to vaccines Business Day

  • How social security preserves jobs of people living with HIV     The Guardian
  • Ebola: House urges FG to contain spread to Nigeria     Thisday
  • Striking doctors to treat Boko Haram victims     Thisday
  • Lagos State partners Novartis on eHealth treatment    Thisday
  • Dearth of quality assurance fuelling Nigeria's misdiagnosis space     Businessday
  • WHO, UNICEF report 84% immunisation coverage     The Guardian
  • Breast cancer risk for women increases with IUD, study suggests     The Guardian
  • GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine     Fortune
  • FG promises to bridge gap as donors pull HIV funds     businessday
  • Nigeria isolates Lagos hospital where Ebola victim died     Reuters

  • Crisis looms in health sector over Teaching Hospital Act    Thisday
  • Raising the bar in food and drugs' regulation    Thisday
  • Kwara State Governor promises Kwara indigenes quality health care    Thisday
  • Oil firm offers free medical service to host community    Thisday
  • Poll: 52% of Nigerians unaware of heart disease    Thisday
  • Hope rises as Nigerian pharmaceutical industry sees growth    Businessday
  • New survey shows decline in infant mortality    The Guardian
  • PHN leads charge towards free health care for 3m women, children    Businessday 
  • 63 percent of births in Nigeria occur at homes    Thisday 
  • Sanofi Pharmaceuticals decries increase in counterfeit drugs    Thisday

  • Neimeth Pharmaceuticals Q1 2014 turnover grows by 40%    Businessday
  • Nigerian doctors, nurses dominate Trinidad and Tobago health sector    The Guardian
  • FG to Collaborate with Neighbouring Countries on Polio Transmission    Thisday
  • HIV/AIDS: New Prevention Strategy to Insist on Test Before Marriage     All Africa
  • Nigeria, 9 others responsible for 60% of global maternal deaths    Businessday
  • Ogun Commences Free Health Care for Pregnant Women, Others     Thisday
  • Experts proffer solutions to Nigeria's malnutrition burden, call for action    Businessday
  • Pharma-Deko's product variety shows R&D investment    Businessday
  • Nigerians living longer by eight years    The Guardian     
  • Terror Attacks Place Heavy Burden on Health    Thisday

  • War against polio: Nigeria reports single case in 2014     Businessday
  • Federal hospitals, states get drugs on vector-borne diseases    The Guardian
  • Foundation laments scourge of hepatitis in Nigeria    Daily Independence
  • Nigeria under Ebola fever threat    The Punch
  • No vaccine for Ebola, dengue, says health minister    All Africa
  • No screening machines for Ebola virus at airports    The Guardian
  • Pfizer partners UCH for sensitisation campaign on kidney   Thisday
  • Hygeia launches new health plans    Businessday
  • Nigeria has best disease surveillance system in Africa'    The Guardian
  • Role of mobile technology in eradicating malaria    Thisday
  • Making malaria extinct from Nigeria    Thisday
  • Nigeria bears 25% of Africa's Vector-borne disease burden'    Thisday
  • Cognitive ability of malnourished Nigerian children at risk    Businessday
  • Firms partner MTN on mobile health insurance scheme    The Guardian

  • Innovative product pipeline drives Nigerian pharma companies' growth Businessday
  • NAFDAC commences food fortification campaign Thisday
  • Poor water, sanitation, hygiene cost Nigeria around N455bn annually Thisday
  • Ogun distributes 2.6m insecticide-treated nets, empowers 300 HIV/AIDs infected women Businessday
  • Tobacco Control Alliance Seeks Priority Attention on Bill All Africa
  • Nestle holds seminar on effects, treatment of baby colic Businessday
  • Nigeria's Drug Production Capacity is 40 per Cent  Thisday
  • Diamond Bank, Medical Credit Fund to provide loans for healthcare providers Businessday 
  • Elebute honoured, urges FG to priortise universal healthcare insurance Businessday
  • Ogun moves to check spread of oral diseases, appoints Lemo as oral health ambassador Businessday

  • Lack of water, sanitation cost Africa $28.4 billion annually Reliefweb
  • FCTA expends N600 million free anti-natal/under five medications Thisday
  • MDGs: FG deploys 1,480 health workers to 148 villages Thisday
  • Private Sector to Intervene in Health Care Thisday
  • FG, WHO Collaborate on Health Care Delivery System Thisday
  • PHN set to hold Nigeria's first healthcare hackathon Businessday
  • Senate Passes National Health Bill Thisday
  • Africa to store vaccines in humid conditions on the back of new findings Businessday
  • NHIS coverage for public, private school pupils to gulp N48bn Businessday
  • Health workers urge lawmakers to reject NHB The Guardian

  • UNICEF: 60 percent of Nigerian births not registered Thisday 
  • Hepatitis B; The Silent Epidemic – Bukola Akanni Thisday 
  • Nutrition situation: The silent emergency Businessday 
  • Delta to become Nigeria's medical tourism destination Thisday 
  • Group advocates improved hospitals/HMO partnership Thisday
  • WHO certifies Nigeria guinea worm free Thisday 
  • 2014 budget allocation to health falls by 6.7 percent, gets knocks Businessday
  • Universal health care, how feasible even in 2014? Businessday 
  • Stakeholders chart path to improved health insurance scheme The Guardian 
  • Gates: Nigeria, Pakistan likely to miss polio-free targets Thisday 
  • Making health insurance work for the community Thisday 
  • Dr Femi Thomas (Executive Secretary of NHIS): We'll exceed 30% universal health coverage by 2015 Thisday 
  • Improved hospital-HMO partnership, key to better health outcomes Businessday 
  • Osun upgrades nine state hospitals, spends N1.7bn on drugs Businessday 
  • Cognitive functions of Nigerian children under threat Businessday 

2013 Highlights

  • NMA, NACA laud passage of HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination Bill The Guardian 
  • Nigerian maternal mortality drops to 224 per 100,000 live births Businessday 
  • Employment crucial for successful HIV/AIDS treatment, says ILO The Guardian 
  • FG awards contract for 18 new emergency ambulance points on highways Businessday 
  • Nestle promotes bio-fortification to address nutritional deficiencies Businessday 
  • Rotary joins fight against HIV/AIDS The Guardian 
  • NHIS woos NLC, TUC others to health insurance The Guardian 
  • Group launches micronutrient powders to curb iron deficiency-anaemia Thisday 
  • PHN, Minister seek telcos' partnership to address last-mile infrastructure for vaccines Businessday 
  • Nigeria, DRC hardly hit by malaria - WHO Businessday
  • GAIN, Benue government move to reduce malnutrition Businessday 

  • FG, Canada unveils evidence-based health initiatives Thisday 
  • Ondo begins immunisation for cholera at border towns Thisday 
  • Nigeria may lose $8billion to stroke, diabetes, heart diseases Thisday 
  • $5bn needed to curb malaria in 99 countries Businessday 
  • Lawmaker bemoans excessive funding of HIV/AIDS All Africa 
  • Why Pneumonia is rampant in Nigeria Thisday 
  • Pneumonia kills 130,000 Nigerian children yearly Thisday 
  • Making polio history by 2014 Thisday 
  • NAFDAC labs get international accreditation Thisday 
  • ICPC, NAFDAC seek collaboration on corruption, counterfeiting Thisday 
  • 2030, new target for developing effective malaria vaccines Businessday 
  • CME to improve Nigerian doctors' capacity in heart management Businessday 

  • Malaria causes 655,000 deaths annually worldwide Thisday 
  • NAFDAC intercepts fake Tramadol capsules Businessday 
  • GSK aims to market world's first malaria vaccine Reuters 
  • CHAN: Reaching the unreached with health Thisday 
  • Committee: Nigerians spend N250bn on medical tourism annually Thisday 
  • Firm introduces device to check heart-related mortalities Thisday 
  • Rise in NCDs creates lucrative market opportunities for generics Businessday
  • Diarrhea kills 1,400 children globally daily The Guardian 
  • Cholera outbreak kills 62 in Lagos, Zamfara Thisday 
  • Making Primary health care thrive in rural communities Thisday 
  • NHIS: High cost, bane of non-coverage of non-communicable diseases Thisday 
  • Fake drugs drags MDGs back in Nigeria - NAFDAC Businessday 
  • Ogun devises preventive methods against measles Businessday 
  • LG introduces new mosquito combating air conditioner in Nigeria Businessday 
  • LUTH acquires fast cancer diagnosing machine Thisday

  • NACA, NLC move to reduce spread of HIV/AIDS Leadership 
  • Sub-saharan Africa, threatened by childhood diseases - World Bank/IHME report Businessday 
  • WHO certifies Nigeria guinea worm free Businessday 
  • Government commits N3.4bn to MDGs projects in Ekiti Thisday 
  • Pediatrician lists whooping cough as leading cause of child mortality The Eagle 
  • Centre subsidises IVF treatment for childless couples Punch
  • Nigeria to integrate herbal medicine in medical curriculum Businessday 
  • New HIV infections down by 52%, says UNAIDS The Guardian 
  • UNFPA pledges $2.5m on Maternal, child health care in Nigeria Thisday 
  • Amaechi Deploys N100 Billion to free health care Thisday 
  • HIV: Prevention of mother-to-child transmission records success All Africa 

  • Cost of children immunisation against pneumonia, diarrhoea to rise by 78% Businessday 
  • 13.1% of Nigerian children under-six months are exclusively breastfed Businessday 
  • Research links autism to induced labour The Guardian 
  • Delta commits N6.7 billion to MDGs Thisday
  • Nigeria yet to tap into $60bn traditional medicine market  Businessday 
  • Borno, Yobe account for half of polio cases in 2013 The Guardian 
  • Akwa Ibom, Mobil, advocate multi-stakeholder approach to achieve MDGs Businessday 
  • Africa, China collaborate to improve healthcare Vanuard 
  • Tuberculosis-infected cattle flood Lagos Thisday 
  • Health stakeholders score sector on MDGs target The Guardian

  • Nigeria to treat one million HIV persons by 2015 The Guardian 
  • Government HIV response plan to gulp N179bn domestic investment between 2013-2015 Businessday
  • Survey shows that teenagers and young adults are the most abusers of drugs in Nigeria Leadership 
  • Fish oil might help fight breast cancer ABC News 
  • 41 percent of Nigerian children stunted on account of malnutrition Businessday 
  • New malaria intelligence plan for African countries launched VON 
  • AHMC, Crystal Thorpe partner to develop Nigeria's health care Myprgenie 
  • Lagos alerts residents to new deadly virus The Guardian 
  • Hepatitis B virus, new health threat in Nigeria Businessday
  • NAFDAC adopts WHO rapid alert system Businessday 
  • Polio to end in 2015, says Rotary chief The Guardian 

  • NAFDAC alerts on drug counterfeiters new tactics The Guardian
  • Increased investment critical in improving pediatric care Businessday 
  • IFC partners FG on private-sector participation in healthcare delivery Watchdog Reporters 
  • WHO, UNESCO Report: Borno, Yobe record highest polio cases Thisday 
  • Effective management key in addressing blood disorders Businessday
  • UNIDO stresses importance of industry in poverty reduction Thisday 
  • UNICEM provides solar-powered boreholders for host communities Daily Times 
  • Ekiti procures intensive-care ambulances, fire-fighting trucks The Eagle 
  • Absence of eHealth strategy impedes Nigeria's healthcare delivery Businessday
  • Medical feat offers potential for medical tourism into Nigeria Businessday 
  • Fashola, LG boss, others point way to maternal, child mortality reduction Businessday 

  • “1 doctor to 6,400 patients in Nigeria” Businessday 
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC), Bill Gates to invest U.S. $60 million on priority healthcare for poor Nigerians All Africa 
  • Nigeria’s success story in Guinea Worm Eradication Thisday 
  • 2.4 billion people will lack improved sanitation in 2015 Daily Trust 
  • Infant mortality: Nigeria second on global list of newborn deaths Businessday 
  • Community health insurance - untapped alternative for healthcare financing Businessday 
  • Africare intensifies campaign against malaria in A/Ibom Businesday 
  • World Health Organization (WHO) members endorse new anti-polio plan The Guardian 
  • Painkillers lead Nigeria's pharmaceutical market at 25% Businessday 
  • Lack of health insurance cover creates huge market for Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) Businessday 

  • Rivers Emerges Top in Malaria Control Thisday 
  • GlaxoSmithKline Unveils Sensodyne Rapid Action Businessworld 
  • UNTH resumes open heart surgery Thisday
  • 20,000 adults in Ikorodu have type 2 diabetes Businessday 
  • Cancer on the rise, but treatment costs N0.5m monthly in Nigeria. Businessday
  • FG spends N480bn annually on malaria control Businessday
  • Dangote Foundation boosts UNICEF fight against measles with $500,000. Businessday 
  • Global fund increases grants to combat HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. Thisday 

  • Japan gives Nigeria N440m to strengthen routine immunization Premium Times 
  • Insecurity threatens Nigeria’s $200m polio intervention Businessday 
  • NHIS set to widen health insurance funding options Businessday
  • Ogun partners Cordix Pharma on diabetes hypertension, target 3.7m population Businessday 
  • HMO re-accreditation to restructure Nigeria’s health insurance under PPP Businessday 
  • India’s Pharmaceutical exports to Nigeria hits $307m in 2012 Thisday 


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