WHO urges Nigeria, others to ensure uninterrupted routine immunisation
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigerian and other African countries to ensure uninterrupted provision of routine immunisation services, even during a period of crisis, as part of essential health service delivery. The global health body suggests that, to protect communities from vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during this time, African countries must maintain routine immunisation services,…
34 African countries confirm 600 cases in three months
Thirty-four African countries yesterday confirmed 600 cases of COVID-19 with 453 cases recorded this week, including that of Nigeria that shot up to 12.
How Tanzania beat Nigeria, other African countries to reach milestone in regulation of medicines, by WHO
Tanzania is the first confirmed country in Africa to achieve a well-functioning, regulatory system for medical products according to the World Health Organization
World AIDS Day: WHO charge African countries to improve funding on HIV testing, treatment
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has charged African Governments to improve funding support for HIV testing, care and treatment.WHO said that the improved funding support would ensure all citizens get access to the services they need to live productive lives.
More Africans smoke, die of tobacco-induced sicknesses, says WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that unlike in developed countries where the number of people smoking and dying of tobacco products is on the decline, the figure is on the rise in developing countries and continents like Nigeria and Africa.
Africa on verge of eradicating polio – WHO
Africa is on the verge of eradicating polio if the current momentum is sustained through improved surveillance, vaccination and public awareness, a WHO official said on Tuesday.