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FG to spend N43.5bn on child immunisation in 2019 ― Akabueze

Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze has disclosed that Federal Government plans to spend N43.5 billion on routine child immunisation in the 2019 fiscal year. This is as Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma assured that government will continue to prioritise health expenditures even with […]
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IMMUNISATION: Experts seek strong leadership in Nigeria’s supply chain system

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Irked by Nigeria’s inadequate Supply Chain,  capacity, experts have said that to improve immunisation coverage and reduce infant and child mortality, a strong supply chain system manned with competent individuals empowered to deal with the present and future challenges was key.
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Polio officials exonerated over alleged diversion of vaccines, monies in Sokoto

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Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Director, Primary Health Services in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Hassan Shehu Kamba,  has debunked the alleged diversion of vaccines and undisclosed amount of money meant for polio immunisation exercise by some officials. It was reported that a polio team coordinator in charge of Bangida Baga ward of the […]
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Experts decry high number of unimmunised children in Nigeria

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has decried the high number of unimmunized children in Nigeria. The Executive Secretary of the NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, who spoke at a one-day high-level strategic dialogue on advocacy and accountability on routine immunization in Nigeria, said there are over four million unimmunised children in the country. The dialogue […] …

Obaseki vows to surpass Edo’s 92% immunisation coverage

GOV-ERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has expressed his resolve to improve on the state’s 92 per cent immunisation coverage recorded during the first round of the National Immunisation Plus Days, NIPDs, assuring that the state government will ensure that her polio-free status was sustained.
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