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14 May 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO), Friday, declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying that at least one person has been confirmed dead from the outbreak in the country’s northeast.
20 Apr 2017
Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges that affects the brain membrane. It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 50 per cent of cases if untreated.
17 Apr 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in a survey, published in February this year, said depression leads to suicide and close to 800,000 people die from special fatality yearly.
17 Apr 2017
WHO meningitis expert, Dr. Olivier Ronveaux, said: “The very limited supply of vaccines to control outbreaks of meningitis C can affect our ability to control these epidemics.
17 Apr 2017
The government has also constituted a CSM outbreak control team whose membership include FMOH, NCDC, NPHCDA, WHO and other partners (MSF, UNICEF, CDC and EHealth Africa) to coordinate all responses aimed at controlling the outbreak.
5 Apr 2017
Depression, a form of mental illness, is a clinical condition characterised by “persistent sadness, loss of interest in previously pleasurable activities and low energy level all occurring within 14 days.
30 Mar 2017
The Chinese plant, Artemisia annua, which is being grown in commercial quantities in Nigeria, has joined the league of plant validated for the treatment of TB and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR TB).
27 Mar 2017
Polio vaccinators in Nigeria over the weekend joined more than 190000 of their counterparts from 12 other countries across west and central Africa to immunize more than 116 million children over the next week.
24 Mar 2017
Director General of NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu, said TB and HIV control programmes are intrinsically-linked and have many things in common, therefore, a collaborative effort backed by a coherent and robust approach at national and sub-national levels..
9 Mar 2017
Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Cedar group, Dr. Chukwuma Ogunbor said that the event is a global event that takes place every second Thursday of March and Cedar group founded in 2001 had...
20 Feb 2017
Keeping them in prison custody for long, according to experts, may aggravate the problem, as they are likely to constitute security risk to themselves and others.
17 Feb 2017
It is cancer when the tumour becomes malignant which is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the tendency of invading or spreading to other parts of the body.

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