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6 Jun 2017
Today, 263 million of the world's children are out of school. Education is particularly effective at ending the poverty cycle;$1.2 trillion is spent globally on education - but it isn't spent effectively.
3 Jun 2017
West Africa’s tourism industry is fledgling, and only last year began to recover from the Ebola outbreak, but has great potential. According to Justin Francis, Managing Director of Responsible Travel...
19 May 2017
The number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo has risen to 29, up from 21, WHO spokesperson Christian Lindmeier told a regular UN briefing in Geneva on Friday.
18 May 2017
An unlicenced Ebola vaccine could soon be tested in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of Congo hit by an outbreak of the virus, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
16 May 2017
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) is finalising an arrangement to contain a possible spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) following its recent outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
15 May 2017
There are fresh concerns that tuberculosis will soon become untreatable even in Nigeria due to growing resistance of the pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to available drugs.
15 May 2017
Nigeria on Monday said it had stepped up health surveillance and vigilance at its entry ports after an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least three people.
14 May 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO), Friday, declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying that at least one person has been confirmed dead from the outbreak in the country’s northeast.
12 May 2017
An Ebola outbreak has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Friday, after the virus caused three deaths in the area since April 22.
4 May 2017
A new outbreak of the Ebola virus is "inevitable" but a new vaccine and rapid-response measures mean it will be more effectively contained, the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday.
28 Apr 2017
Liberia said Friday that samples from people struck down by a mystery illness are being tested abroad after 11 unexplained deaths, though Ebola has been ruled out.
16 Apr 2017
Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), has urged the Federal Government to pay serious attention to local production of bacteria vaccines to avert avoidable...

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