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Putin Reverses Self On Pension Reforms

2 weeks 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

1 month 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 months ago /
International News 

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

Congo Hits Ebola Outbreak With Quick Response

4 months ago /
Health 

The Congo and World Health Organisation (WHO) have hit the outbreak of Ebola with quick response to contain the deadly disease.

Hand Washing: Toyin Saraki Partners WHO To Take Campaign To Schools

4 months ago /
Nation 

In a bid to curb the transmission of preventable diseases, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa is to partner the World Health Organisation (WHO) to take hand washing campaigns across Nigeria and Africa.

Nigeria’s Fibble Fight Against A Deadly Scourge

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian joins the rest of the world to mark world malaria day, at a time when 25% of global annual malaria deaths is recorded in Country.

One Billion Africans To Be Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever By 2026

5 months ago /
Health 

One billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high risk African countries by 2026 with the collaboration of the World Health Organisation, Gari-the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF.


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