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Two Nigerians, Dr. Christian Happi and Dr. Chinwe Ochu, have been enlisted in a 26-man World Health Organisation (WHO) team of scientists to probe origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and other emerging diseases.
Six of every seven COVID-19 infections in Africa go undetected due to low testing capacity, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed.
Some health experts have commended the World Health Organisation (WHO) for recommending the widespread use of a new malaria vaccine among children.
As part of efforts to boost cardiovascular (heart) care in emergency and disaster situation, the Nigerian Cardiac Society (NCS) has employed telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Scientists, yesterday, confirmed that malaria parasites in Africa had developed resistance to World Health Organisation (WHO)-approved drug-of-choice/frontline medication, Artemisinin Combination Therapies (ACTs).
Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and a group of global health leaders, yesterday, pledged to vaccinate 70 per cent of the population
Scientists have successfully wiped out a population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes by using a radical form of genetic engineering to render the females infertile – in the most advanced and largest ever use of the technology to fight the disease.
The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has confirmed the attendance of the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), among others, for its flagship West Africa conference.
The polio juggernaut, which has skidded past eradication deadline after deadline, seems to have finally run out of fuel, suggests an investigation published by The BMJ.
Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been appointed Assistant Director-General of Health Emergency Intelligence at the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Nigeria needs about $70 billion to reach the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s target of reducing stunting and anaemia in women, as well as increased exclusive breastfeeding in 10 years
As the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) holds today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has harped on promotion of the continent’s rich and diverse medicinal plants and herbs in improving well-being.