Global Fund Signs a Record-breaking $8.54 Billion in Grants to Fight HIV, TB and Malaria. NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in Nigeria. FEC approves N3bn for NCDC lab equipment. Resident Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike Over Welfare Issues. WHO to stop funding polio eradication in Nigeria, Africa by 2022. Afreximbank begins African Medical Centre of Excellence project in Abuja. NCDC confirms deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 in Nigeria. NCDC boss, Ihekweazu, gets WHO job. WHO approves first malaria vaccine for children. In 2021, Nigeria witnessed unprecedented exodus of health professionals — Dr CasmiEr Ifeanyi.