The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots. Click here to view this newsletter

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has achieved broad support from leaders around the world, as reflected in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and World Health Organization’s global priorities. Click here to view this newsletter

With the number of under-five deaths at an all-time recorded low of 5.2 million in 2019, disruptions in child and maternal health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at stake. Click here to view this newsletter

On September 1st, Gallup headlined “50% in U.S. Fear Bankruptcy Due to Major Health Event” and reported that last year only 45% did. Both percentages are the world’s highest. Click here to view this newsletter

Today marks a major milestone in the history of Nigeria’s Polio Eradication Programme as the country reaches 3 years without reporting a case of wild polio virus. Click here to view this newsletter 

The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC,  Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has attributed increased testing to the reduction in COVID-19 infection rates across the country. Click here to view this newsletter

For the first time in recent weeks, Nigeria has gone a day without recording a COVID-19 case fatality, a development government said should not be misinterpreted to mean that the virus has been defeated. Click here to view this newsletter

The world spends billions every year preparing for potential terrorist attacks but we’ve learned lessons the hard way that unless we invest in pandemic preparedness and the climate crisis, we leave ourselves open to enormous harm. Click here to view this newsletter

The Federal Government has lauded moves by the House of Representatives to amend the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) by the House of Representatives. Click here to view this newsletter

Nigeria has received USD890 million grant from the Global Fund to reduce the burden of HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria over an implementation period of three years, beginning from 2021 to 2023, according to a news report by Premium Times. Click here to view this newsletter

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