30 Apr 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said many African countries are at high risk of COVID-19 resurgence due to poor adherence to public health measures, mass gatherings, low testing and vaccination rate.
18 Feb 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is getting ready to rollout COVID-19 vaccines as WHO hosted the African Health Ministers and deliberated on necessary steps to achieve the feat.
2 Oct 2020
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has killed 17,000 senior citizens in Africa, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti
26 Apr 2020
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,…
21 Mar 2020
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.
31 Aug 2019
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has restated its commitment to support the Federal Government to further integrate the practice of traditional medicine into the National Health System.
How Tanzania beat Nigeria, other African countries to reach milestone in regulation of medicines, by WHO
28 Dec 2018
Tanzania is the first confirmed country in Africa to achieve a well-functioning, regulatory system for medical products according to the World Health Organization
2 Dec 2018
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.
21 Nov 2018
World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has said that the effect of the fight against malaria will become visible when countries take it seriously.
1 Jun 2018
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.
24 Oct 2017
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.
1 May 2017
A malaria vaccine may be available as soon as 2018.