Global fight against malaria has stalled, WHO warns
The World Health Organisation on Monday said global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau as it reported there were more cases of the killer disease in 2017 than the previous year.
Kenya raises hope for Nigerians seeking cure for elephantiasis
There is a renewed hope for over 400 million Africans and 128.3 million Nigerians seeking treatment for Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), commonly known as elephantiasis.
WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics
The World Health Organization warned Monday that antibiotics consumption is dangerously high in some countries while a shortage in others is spurring risky misuse, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections.
WHO moves against malaria in Borno
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is targeting 854,000 children and pregnant women in its anti-malaria move in Borno State.The global health body is administering chemotherapy drugs in Borno State to tackle the disease.
Hospital diagnoses 735 patients with mental disorders in North East
Medical Director of Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri, Dr. Ibrahim Wakawa, says 736 patients have been diagnosed with psychotic, depressive and traumatic disorders in the northeast.
How air pollution is destroying our health, by WHO
Air pollution is hard to escape, no matter how rich an area you live in. It is all around us. Microscopic pollutants in the air can slip past our body’s defences, penetrating deep into our respiratory and circulatory system, damaging our lungs, heart and brain.
WHO counters Zimbabwean preacher’s HIV cure claim
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reaffirmed that there is “no cure” for HIV, insisting that people living with HIV and AIDS need to continue with anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy to manage their infections.
Air pollution kills 600,000 children yearly, says WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday decried the devastating impact of poisonous air on billions of children around the world, revealing...