Sunday, 28th November 2021
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World Health Organisation

27 Sep
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).
16 Sep
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
9 Sep
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.
9 Sep
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.
9 Sep
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.
2 Sep
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).
2 Sep
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
31 Aug
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.
26 Aug
The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, revealed that more than 700 million of the 1.28 billion persons living with high blood pressure (hypertension) were not on treatment.
11 Aug
Three new candidate drugs are being tested in the latest phase of global Solidarity clinical trials to find effective treatments against COVID-19, the World Health Organisation...
7 Aug
“I breastfed exclusively for the first six months and we are still breastfeeding at the 19th month. I think my breasts are a little saggy now,” said Aderonke Jibowu, a 30-year-old teacher.
6 Aug
New data from the World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, showed that weekly COVID-19 deaths in Africa reached a record peak in the week that ended on August 1, marking the highest...


34 mins ago
Thomas Mueller says Bayern Munich team-mate Robert Lewandowski must be awarded the Ballon d'Or trophy when the winner is announced on Monday.
42 mins ago
The Federal Government’s newfound zest to float the controversial national carrier, Nigeria Air, next year, has spiked concerns in the industry, in a manner that questions both the feasibility and intent of the high-capital venture.
56 mins ago
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said that the 2022 UNILAG-NUGA Games will provide undergraduates with the opportunity to also showcase their hidden talents.
57 mins ago
“Yiyo ekun, ti ojo ko,” so goes the Yoruba saying. It translates to, ‘The gentility of a tiger is not a sign of weakness.’ In the jungle, ‘that the lion is master of stealth does not translate to fear.’ That is what the Yoruba saying is affirming in those words.
57 mins ago
The Governor Mai Mala Buni led caretaker and extra ordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) can now heave a sigh of relief following the decision to convene the national convention of up the party in February next year.