Four takeaways from summit on financing Nigeria’s healthcare
The federal government has never voted more than six per cent of its annual budget to the health sector.
LIVE UPDATES: Major summit on financing Nigeria’s healthcare holds in Abuja
Senate President Bukola Saraki and ex-minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are among participants expected at the summit.
How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare
Public primary healthcare centres in Nasarawa are mostly in neglect and failing to deliver services to the Nigerians who cannot afford to look elsewhere.
SPECIAL REPORT: How patients lose lives, body parts due to alleged medical negligence at Nigerian hospitals
Victims narrate their sordid experiences at government-run hospitals.
2017: Sad year in Nigeria’s health sector; over 1,000 die from preventable diseases
Apart from strikes, outbreaks, there were new policies and launch of primary health care centres.
FEATURE: True state of public hospitals in Abuja’s satellite towns
Patients speak of their experiences at the various public hospitals.
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“Early presentation to a health facility and treatment, increases chances of survival.”
At least half of world’s population can’t afford basic healthcare — WHO
The report was compiled by the World Bank and the World Health Organisation.
INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt is doing to achieve local vaccine production, functional PHCs – NPHCDA DG
Faisal Shuaib also speaks on collaboration with Cuba and polio eradication.
PACFAH holds discussion on Nigeria’s poor health funding (LIVE UPDATES)
The proposed 2018 budget has 3.8 per cent allocated to health.
INTERVIEW: How I got German embassy to set up health clinic in Abuja IDP camp — Ex-NYSC Member
Hundreds of people now have access to the free health treatments.
INTERVIEW: Why wrong medical diagnosis occurs in Nigeria – Consultant Paediatrician
The expert also spoke on cancer and creating awareness about the disease.
#healthdialogue (LIVE UPDATES): Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria (Day 2)
“The dialogue will recommend actionable strategies for sustainable health care financing.”
LIVE UPDATE: #HealthDialogue: Policymakers, experts, others discuss achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria
“The Dialogue will recommend actionable strategies for sustainable health care financing,” the organisers said.
EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigeria’s one million HIV/AIDS patients are in danger — Official
The official says his organisation has been pushing government to do the right thing.
Major health stories last week: NHIS head suspended, Ikeme battles leukaemia, others
Doctors in Osun also protested unpaid salaries.
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Nigeria now has a vaccine production agreement with May & Baker.
INTERVIEW: Our problems with Nigerian doctors, govt health policies – Nurses’ President
“We have more than 100 universities in Nigeria today offering Medicine, but less than 25 for nursing sciences.”