Monday, 18th October 2021
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

7 Oct
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has finally endorsed widespread use of the first malaria vaccine, RTS, S/AS01 (RTS, S), among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions with moderate to high Plasmodium falciparum transmission.
28 Sep
Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe allegations of sexual abuse by its staff in the DR Congo cited "clear structural failures" and "individual negligence" in a report released Tuesday.
24 Sep
Kenya on Friday became the first African nation to back Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus' bid for a second term as head of the World Health Organization (WHO).
17 Sep
Work-related illnesses and injuries kill nearly two million people annually, largely because of long working hours, the UN said Friday, warning the pandemic would surely worsen the situation.
17 Sep
The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), a brainchild of Global Citizen (GC), an international advocacy organization and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has revealed some A-list Nigerian artists set to perform at the Global Citizen Live event in Lagos, Nigeria on September 25, 2021. And seeks to raise resources to ensure that one million…
17 Aug
As Nigeria commences rollout of the phase two of vaccination programme with 4,000,080 Moderna vaccines donated by the United States of America (USA), the World Health Organisation....
11 Aug
The World Health Organization on Wednesday announced major international trials of three drugs to see if they improve the condition of hospitalised Covid-19 patients.
30 Jun
China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday by the World Health Organization, following a 70-year effort to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease.
17 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned of soaring e-waste, which affects the health of millions of children, increasing risk of chronic ailments such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases,....
28 May
Fifty-three countries voiced alarm on Friday at reports that World Health Organization leaders knew of sexual abuse allegations against the UN agency's staff and failed to report them.
28 May
Facing intensifying pressure for a new, more in-depth investigation of the Covid-19 pandemic origins, the World Health Organization said Friday that it was still awaiting expert guidance.
27 May
With more than 75 per cent of all COVID-19 vaccines administered in just 10 countries and Africa recording a paltry 1.5 per cent of doses administered worldwide, the World Health Organisation ....


59 mins ago
Insurgency in Nigeria started precisely in the Northeast and it has already taken over the whole nation as at today with the ongoing attacks on military facilities
2 hours ago
Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
3 hours ago
The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
4 hours ago
Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
4 hours ago
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.