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COVID: Why Nigeria should involve private sector in vaccination – analyst

Reviewing the ongoing vaccination exercise, Muhammed Yusuf, a public health analyst, has urged the Federal Government to adopt a public-private partnership approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines. Yusuf argued that bringing the private sector players on board would increase resources and capabilities to make COVID-19 vaccines accessible to all. He believed would close the glaring execution […] Read Full Story

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COVID-19 Vaccination: We Will Ensure HIV/AIDS Patients Are Given Priority, Says NACA

  The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says it is working to ensure that all patients of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are given a priority in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination in the country. The Director-General of the NACA, Dr Gambo Aliyu, stated this on Sunday while briefing reporters at an empowerment … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination: We Will Ensure HIV/AIDS Patients Are Given Priority, Says NACA Read Full Story

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88 official sites you can get COVID-19 vaccination in Lagos

The Lagos State government has listed 88 official sites where residents eligible for COVID-19 vaccination across the 20 local government areas can get vaccinated. Residents who fall in the category of healthcare workers, COVID-19 response team (RRT), ports of entry staff, laboratory network, judiciary, military, police and other security agencies, petrol station workers, teachers, press […] Read Full Story

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COVID-19 Vaccination: 88 Facilities Accredited By Lagos Govt

  The Lagos State government on Tuesday listed 88 healthcare facilities across the state where residents can take the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. These centres, which include military and police hospitals, have been selected to provide vaccination across the 20 Local Government Areas of the state. The government stated that vaccination can only be obtained at … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination: 88 Facilities Accredited By Lagos Govt Read Full Story

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Lagos Govt Lists 88 Facilities For COVID-19 Vaccination

  The Lagos State government has identified 88 healthcare facilities across the state where residents can go to take the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. These centres, which include military and police hospitals, have been selected to provide vaccination across the 20 Local Government Areas, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, said in a … Continue reading Lagos Govt Lists 88 Facilities For COVID-19 Vaccination Read Full Story

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Edo releases guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination

Edo government, on Friday, released guidelines for the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine in the state, following the arrival of the first batch of 81, 080 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state received its allotment of the vaccines, meant for about 40,000 persons in the
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Lagos begins COVID-19 vaccination, sets up 88 vaccine centres

The Lagos State Government has commenced its COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccination programme, while setting up 88 centres for administration of the vaccine to enhance the immunity and health of its citizens. Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health, disclosed this during a media briefing on the Official Rollout, Distribution and Administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Lagos
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Getting Vaccinated Is Coming Sense – Bishop Duncan Williams

The General overseer of the Action Chapel International Ministry Arch Bishop Duncan Williams has waded into the topic of debate about the new vaccines. According to him, his decision to get vaccinated as a man of God makes him wise and a person with common sense and not lack of faith. READ ALSO: Shatta Wale [...]

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Tuesday Update: Another Niger Abduction, States Get Covid Vaccine & Women’s Day

Good morning. We are leading with another incident of kidnapping in Niger State, the roll-out of vaccines to states across the federation, and the global celebration of women. Another Abduction In Niger State Women and children were among 25 individuals abducted in another kidnap operation carried out by gunmen in Niger State on Monday. According … Continue reading Tuesday Update: Another Niger Abduction, States Get Covid Vaccine & Women’s Day Read Full Story

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Kano Govt Identifies 509 Healthcare Centres For COVID-19 Vaccination

  The Kano State government has rolled out its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and identified 509 health facilities that will be used as vaccination centres. Some of the centres proposed for the exercise include the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Teaching Hospital, and Dala Orthopaedic Hospital, among others. Speaking at a stakeholder sensitisation meeting … Continue reading Kano Govt Identifies 509 Healthcare Centres For COVID-19 Vaccination Read Full Story

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COVID-19 VACCINATION: Anxiety over security, logistics, climate challenges

…as Buhari, Osinbajo get vaccines …apathy grows across states By Chioma Obinna Despite the euphoria generated by last Tuesday’s arrival of COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria, some challenges may affect the successful vaccination of Nigerians, findings by Sunday Vanguard revealed. After several postponements of arrival dates, the country received 3.94 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on
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COVID-19 Vaccination: Buhari Asks Governors, Others To Take The Lead

  President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all state governments, as well as traditional and religious leaders to take the lead in the mobilisation effort within their environment and spheres of influence, as Nigeria launches the COVID-19 vaccination exercise. He made the plea on Saturday shortly after he took the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccination: Buhari Asks Governors, Others To Take The Lead Read Full Story

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Nigeria Begins COVID-19 Vaccination, Four Health Workers Take Jabs

  Nigeria joined the league of countries to vaccinate their citizens against coronavirus (COVID-19) as four health workers took the jabs on Friday. An event organised by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to flag off the exercise held at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Secretary to the Government … Continue reading Nigeria Begins COVID-19 Vaccination, Four Health Workers Take Jabs Read Full Story

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Pictorial: Nigeria begins COVID-19 vaccination

Nigeria on Friday commenced its COVID-19 vaccination as a medical doctor, Dr. Cyprian Nyong, of the National Hospital, Abuja, will receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine any moment from now. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, flagged off the exercise […] Read Full Story

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LIVE: Nigeria Commences COVID-19 Vaccination

The formal rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has commenced in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The event, which is ongoing at the National Hospital, has in attendance the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, and other critical stakeholders in the nation’s health sector. They include the Minister of Health, Dr … Continue reading LIVE: Nigeria Commences COVID-19 Vaccination Read Full Story

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Nigeria To Begin COVID-19 Vaccination On Friday

  Nigeria will commence the vaccination against COVID-19 on Friday, the Federal Government said two days after it received the first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, announced this on Thursday at a presidential briefing held at the State House in … Continue reading Nigeria To Begin COVID-19 Vaccination On Friday Read Full Story

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NMA faults NPHCDA’s registration portal for COVID-19 vaccination

 Olalekan Adetayo, Friday Olokor and John Charles THE Federal Government on Monday launched the electronic registration platform to enable eligible Nigerians get vaccinated against the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, performed the launching in Abuja as Nigeria receives its first batch of 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID -19 vaccines on […] Read Full Story

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These 4 steps will get you registered for COVID-19 vaccination

Registration for COVID-19 vaccination has kicked off on the official portal of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), https://nphcda.gov.ng/ . There are four main steps to follow. Step 1: Open the portal: https://nphcda.gov.ng Step 2: Click on Covid-19 vaccination e-registration option Step 3: Fill the registration form provided with personal data including full […] Read Full Story

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FG begins online registration for COVID-19 vaccination

By Sola Ogundipe Ahead of the delivery of 3,924,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, Nigerians can now register online for vaccination via the website of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA. Known as the Electronic Management of Immunization Data, EMID, Registration Portal, the platform captures data and schedules persons for COVID 19
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