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More than 60 million workers around the globe will benefit from concrete guidance as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) adopts a code of practice on improving safety...
Though COVID-19 has continued to be transmitted across countries with resultant waves of large-scale outbreaks continuing, Nigeria and many countries in the African Region appear to have escaped the worst predicted catastrophes so far...
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), adolescence is a critical period that can determine the trajectory of girls’ lives.
Six of every seven COVID-19 infections in Africa go undetected due to low testing capacity, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed.
•Scientists hail historic malaria jab approval but point to challenges ahead •Say WHO-approved RTS,S vaccine has modest efficacy, requires complex regimen of doses •At N3,250 per dose, vaccine rollout would cost N211.25b yearly to administer in ten African countries Scientists have hailed approval by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the first and, to date,…
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, on the occasion of the World Mental Health Day (WMHD) alerted to aggravating risks for mental ill-health in Africa.
Some health experts have commended the World Health Organisation (WHO) for recommending the widespread use of a new malaria vaccine among children.
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.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for the decades-long battle against the deadly disease for children at risk.
The president of DR Congo wants "frank" cooperation in a probe of allegations of rape and sexual abuse by World Health Organization workers sent to fight Ebola in the country.
Scientists are in a race against time to develop better treatments for COVID-19 as several studies have confirmed that efficacy of vaccines wanes after six months and that people may need to be getting boosters every year.
Renowned virologist, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has been appointed into the World Health Organisation (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC).