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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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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.
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...
“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.
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...