Top Ten News Items On Health, 13th April 2019

Addressing care challenges requires multi-sectoral approach. Embracing PPP key to developing Nigerian healthcare system – Wada. Nigeria to establish emergency centre to tackle maternal, infant mortality. NHIS remains best panacea for effective health delivery – Osinbajo. National maternal, child mortality rate unacceptable – Masari. HIV self-testing: Youth get N450,000 prizes for innovative ideas. David Beckham launches world’s first voice petition to end malaria in Yoruba, eight other languages. Buhari appoints new CMD for troubled Calabar teaching hospital. NCDC Confirms 16 new cases of Lassa fever in 5 states. FCT to…

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C/River to fast-track attainment of universal health coverage

Cross River State Commissioner of Health, Dr Inyang Asibong, has called on stakeholders to articulate concept notes that would fast-track the Ministry’s drive to attaining universal health coverage in the state. Asibong made the call at a five-day training workshop by the Cross River State Ministry of Health in collaboration with Population Council, World Health Organization and the Center for Human Resources for Health Management Training, University of Calabar on Human Resources for Health (HRH) for health resource managers from the ministry and stakeholder stakeholders in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State. Represented by…

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