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6 Jul
The World Health Organization will reconvene its monkeypox experts to decide if the worsening outbreak now constitutes a global public health emergency, its chief said Wednesday. The UN health agency's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he would hold a second meeting of the emergency committee on monkeypox, with more than 6,000 cases now confirmed in…
28 Jun
The location; one of the hills in the special economic zones overlooking the city of Kigali which seemed quite a distance. The kind of panoramic landscape which only nature bestows on a city.  As the air was breezing, the nine flags of African Union, Germany, South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda, BioNTech, Senegal, World Health Organisation and…
27 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said since the beginning of May 2022, 3,040 cases of monkeypox have been reported to the United Nations (UN) apex health agency from 47 countries.
14 Jun
The WHO said Tuesday it would hold an emergency meeting next week to determine whether to classify the global monkeypox outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern.
26 May
Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his opening address at the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA), on Monday May 23, 2022, said investing in primary health care
25 May
The WHO chief told member states Wednesday that he was fully committed to reforms needed to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse by staff, acknowledging more needed to be done.
10 May
China's zero-Covid strategy to defeat the pandemic is not sustainable, the World Health Organization's chief said Tuesday, adding that the WHO had told Beijing so.
4 May
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that access to safe abortions saves lives, after a leaked draft ruling indicated the US Supreme Court was mulling ending nationwide legal abortions.
4 Apr
Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and former head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Helen Clark have called for an end to the “aggressive” and “unethical” marketing of infant formula.
31 Mar
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Government of India today signed an agreement to establish the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine.
14 Feb
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Monday announced plans to establish a platform that will dramatically increase access to childhood cancer medicines
9 Feb
The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday he had met with the Taliban's health minister for talks on the "dire" health and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.


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Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
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Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.
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The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says flood has killed three persons and displaced 495 families in Ajingi Local Government Area of the state. The Executive Secretary, Kano SEMA, Dr Saleh Jili, disclosure this on Monday in Ajingi while distributing relief materials to the victims, including the families of the three deceased ones. Jili…