Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Yemi Alade and Meji Alabi join a great cast of international change-makers in launching the second chapter of the multi-award-winning Draw the Line Against Malaria campaign, which aims to raise the stakes in the fight against malaria. The campaign's next chapter aims to increase pressure on world leaders to commit to ending malaria at the…
Almost two years after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Nigeria, February 27, 2020, the country’s local vaccine production plan, Biovaccine, is yet to take off despite the release of over N10 billion.
2 Dec 2021
It is feared that the new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529 (Omicron) might have been circulating in Nigeria since last week as two passengers from here, on Sunday, November 28, tested positive to the virus on arrival in Ottawa, Canada.
16 Sep 2021
Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and a group of global health leaders, yesterday, pledged to vaccinate 70 per cent of the population
19 Nov 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Tuesday, inaugurated its Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer. The strategy outlined three key steps: vaccination...
7 Jul 2020
Just under four months after Africa recorded its first coronavirus case, the number of confirmed cases has reached more than 250,000. Although this number is far lower than what we’ve seen...
13 Jun 2020
The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained that the newly introduced guideline for the discharge of COVID-19 patients...
27 May 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO), research institutes, medical doctors and pharmacists are divided over safety concerns emanating from the use of malaria drugs
14 May 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted that the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in hundreds of thousands globally, disrupting livelihoods and threatening recent advances...
16 Apr 2020
A new story book aimed at helping children understand COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organisations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization ..
8 Apr 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and other stakeholders on the World Health Day (WHD) April 7, have advocated more support for nurses and midwives, especially those fighting to contain COVID-19.
4 Apr 2020
Having told their populations that wearing masks was all but useless against the coronavirus, several Western countries have performed dramatic U-turns in the last few days.