World Health Organisation
Malnutrition and child survival in Nigeria
Malnutrition is a major silent crisis in Nigeria as it contributes to over one-third of death in children - half of all child death worldwide - particularly in the first 1,000 days of life.
Shortage of syringes hampers Congo’s fight against yellow fever
A shortage of syringes is hampering plans to vaccinate people in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against a yellow fever epidemic despite the arrival of more than one million ...
WHO, French govt hold second global confab on health, climate July 7
As part of efforts to mitigate the effect of climate change on health, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Government of France, will on July 7 and 8, 2016 jointly host the second global conference on health and climate.
Still on drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking
Drugs have been part of the human culture since the middle of the last century. Popularized in the 1960s by music and mass media, they invade all aspects of society.
Does drinking hot coffee cause cancer?
A summary of the final evaluations was published yesterday in The Lancet Oncology, and the detailed assessments would be published as Volume 116 of the IARC Monographs.
Drug reduces risk of life-threatening HIV-related infections
The verdict is out: Adults and children with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) as early as possible reduce their risk of developing serious HIV-related infections.
Culture and stemming the tide of infertility
The month of June, every year, is designated as the World Infertility Month. It is a period to move the issues that pertain to infertility to the front burner of the world’s discourse.
Outrage as biosafety agency okays Monsanto’s GMOs
Despite the promise of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril that “Nigeria would not mortgage the safety of its citizens by introducing unproven ...