More than 140,000 die from measles as cases surge worldwide
More than 140,000 people died globally from measles in 2018, according to new estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States...
Nigeria making shaky progress in ending HIV/AIDS transmission
Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the Difference.”
Hospital intensifies efforts to reduce burden of preterm births in Nigeria
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), it is estimated that 15 million babies are born too early every year globally and approximately one million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth.
WHO urges government to address gaps in Nigeria’s health security response
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged the federal government to come out with clear plans and strategies to address the existing gaps in its health security capabilities especially...
O God, our help in ages past
If God was our Help in ages past, His unchallengeable nature means that He is our Help now, and in the years to come. Therefore, we are never going to be without a dependable Helper.
WHO supports Nigeria’s legislative network to achieve UHC
World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is supporting Nigeria’s legislative network in achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), through the collaboration of the European Union.
Nigeria, Norway keep safety of sea food on front burner
According to World Health Organisation (WHO), unsafe food poses global health threats, endangering everyone including infants, young children, pregnant women, the elderly while those with an underlying illness are particularly vulnerable.
Strain of wild poliovirus eradicated: WHO
Wild poliovirus type 3 has been eradicated, the World Health Organization said Thursday, hailing the development as a "historic achievement for humanity" that leaves only one strain of the virus in transmission.