World Health Organisation
• 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…
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…
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)…
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”.
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.
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).
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.
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.
To contain mosquitoes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced two insecticide-treated nets (ITNs).
World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa is witnessing an exponential rise in cholera cases amid global surge.
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…