News - World Health Organisation

FG Laments Huge Gap In Malaria Intervention

1 week ago /
Health 

The National Malaria Elimination Programme says despite efforts by the Nigerian government to tackle malaria in the country there is still an existing huge gap in combating the disease.

Borno Vaccinates 500,000 Against Cholera

2 weeks ago /
Health 

About 500, 000 people aged one year and above, are expected to get oral vaccination against cholera, in Borno State.

Buhari Leaves For UN

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has left for New York to participate in the 73rd session of United Nations general assembly which officially opened September 18, 2018.

Buhari To Attend The 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73), which officially opened September 18, 2018.

 

Putin Reverses Self On Pension Reforms

3 months ago /
International News 

Russian president Vladimir Putin has softened planned pension changes following angry protests and a slump in his approval rating.

W.H.O Set To Test Ebola Vaccine In D.R.C

4 months ago /
Health 

The World Health Organization prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the Port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo.

W.H.O Says Malaria Responsible For 50% Of Deaths In Borno

5 months ago /
Health 

The World Health Organisation, W.H.O says, Malaria is responsible for more than 50% of recorded deaths in Borno State.

WHO: Nigeria Will Be Polio Free By August 2018

5 months ago /
Health 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria will be polio free by August 2018.

Nigeria Adopts National Policy On Maternal Mortality

5 months ago /
Health 

Nigeria now has her First National Policy on mortality to help reduce the avoidable number maternal of women who lose their lives during pregnancies and childbirths.

Where Are The Doctors

5 months ago /
Nation 

With a health budget of 269.34 recently signed by the president, Nigeria is faced with a huge burden of absence of doctors.

Doctors Recommend Regulatory Body For Voluntary Blood Donation

6 months ago /
Nation 

Doctors from national blood transfusion service and trauma care international in Abuja have called for the prosecution of those involved in sharp practice in blood donation.  

WHO Introduces Five New Ebola Drugs In DRC

6 months ago /
Health 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced five new investigational therapeutics to treat Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), following an Ebola outbreak in the country.

Health Experts Seek Increased Funding For Tuberculosis Treatment In Nigeria

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government wants the country’s academia to do more towards ending tuberculosis in the country.

Nigeria Increases Taxes On Cigarette, Alcohol

6 months ago /
Nation 

The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and cigarette earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from today, finance minister, Kemi Adeosun said.

WHO: Death Toll From Adamawa Cholera Outbreak Rises To 15, 913 Reported Cases

6 months ago /
Health 

Death toll from the cholera outbreak in Mubi Adamawa State has risen to 15, this according to the  latest figures posted by World Health Organisation technical staff providing coordination and support for containing the spread to other locations of the state.

Enforcing Laws Against Tobacco In Nigeria

6 months ago /
Nation 

To prevent millions of people from falling ill or dying from tobacco-related diseases, several attempts have been made in nigeria to control the sales, marketing and consumption of tobacco products.

D.R.C Ebola Patients Escape From Hospital

6 months ago /
Health 

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port of Mbandaka.

Nigeria Ratifies Tobacco Control Protocol

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has joined thirty four other countries of the World in ratifying a global protocol for the control of tobacco 

Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo City

7 months ago /
Health 

The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has spread from the countryside into a city, prompting fears that the disease will be increasingly hard to control.

W.H.O To Send Ebola Vaccine To D.R. Congo

7 months ago /
International News 

The world health organisation has procured 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for the democratic republic of Congo


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