Sunday, 24th September 2023

World Health Organisation

15 Aug
• Govt promises access to quality health, UHC actualisation World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on the Federal Government to ensure implementation of the five strategic objectives of the Global Strategy and Action plan on Ageing to improve health and socioeconomic outcomes for older persons in Nigeria. The global agency noted that despite spare data…
25 Jul
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said many Nigerians still face lots of barriers in accessing services in conventional hospitals and health facilities. It, therefore, called for effective implementation of the self-care policy launched by the organisation in 2019 and adopted by Nigeria. According to WHO, the policy will help the Federal Government put in place…
5 Jul
The Federal Government said it will reduce the importation of drugs in the country from 60 to 40 percent in order to promote the local manufacturing of drugs. Special Adviser to the President on Health, Salma Anas-Ibrahim disclosed this at a workshop in Abuja. The workshop was organised to strengthen the World Health Organisation (WHO)…
8 Jun
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate the 2023 World Food Safety Day on Thursday, Dr Walter Mulombo, Country Representative of World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria says about 420,000 people die yearly around the world from food contamination. Dr Mulombo said this in Abuja at the commemoration organised by the Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), WHO and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) with the theme: “Food Standards Save Lives”.
1 Jun
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expanded the list of ‘Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) best buys’. The updated list was approved, this week, at the 76th World Health Assembly, a move that will support governments to select lifesaving interventions and policies for the world’s biggest killers, NCDs.
23 May
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning to countries all across the world to be prepared for a disease even much deadlier than the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
5 Apr
WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has stressed the need for governments to prioritise investments in education, skills and decent jobs for health to meet the rapidly growing demand for medics and avert a projected shortage of 10 million health workers by 2030.
24 Mar
On the occasion of World TB Day (WTD), today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that plans to end tuberculosis by 2030 are under threat, as disease remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers.
15 Mar
To contain mosquitoes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced two insecticide-treated nets (ITNs).
10 Feb
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa is witnessing an exponential rise in cholera cases amid global surge.
31 Jan
Nigeria has maintained a sustained COVID-19 vaccination rollout in recent months, surpassing the milestone of fully vaccinating 30 per cent of its total population.
3 Dec 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday published a report aimed at helping stakeholders worldwide end the growing scourge of violence online against children. WHO, in the new report, “What works to prevent online violence against children,” focuses on ways of curbing the grooming of youngsters via the Internet, sexual image abuse, cyber aggression and…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.