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14 Nov
On November 14 of every year, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated all over the world to raise awareness for the deadly disease, and each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme that is related to diabetes. It is an important healthcare event that aims to educate as many people as possible about preventive tips…
31 Oct
A deadly cholera outbreak is spreading "rapidly" across Lebanon, exacerbated by a prolonged economic crisis and crumbling infrastructure, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Monday
3 Oct
The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to nine, the health ministry said Friday, two weeks after the authorities announced an epidemic in the centre of the country.
21 Jul
Monkeypox experts discussed Thursday whether the World Health Organization should classify the outbreak as a global health emergency -- the highest alarm it can sound.
24 May
The World Health Organization's member states agreed Tuesday to overhaul how they fund the UN health agency, giving it much more money to spend on its own priorities.
19 Apr
The WHO said Tuesday it was struggling to deliver two generators to hospitals in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, fearing the worst for its hard-hit health system. The World Health Organization said it was trying to pre-position supplies closer to the frontlines to speed up delivery if a window opens.¬† The WHO is…
18 Feb
Six African countries have been chosen to establish their own mRNA vaccine production, the World Health Organization said Friday, with the continent largely shut out of access to Covid jabs. Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia were selected as the first recipients of technology from the WHO's global mRNA vaccine hub, in a…
30 Jan
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world, especially as the estimates published by the World Health Organization (WHO), indicated that 1 in 3 (30 percent) of women globally have been subjected to either physical...
18 Jan
The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, the World Health Organization chief said Tuesday, cautioning against a narrative that the fast-spreading Omicron variant is risk-free.
6 Jan
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is killing people across the globe and should not be dismissed as mild, the World Health Organization insisted Thursday.
17 Dec 2021
The World Health Organization on Friday announced it has granted emergency approval to the India-manufactured coronavirus vaccine Covovax.
28 Nov 2021
While PCR tests can detect infection with Omicron, studies are looking to whether the Covid-19 variant of concern has any impact on other test types, the WHO said Sunday.

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16 mins ago
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited and Tantita security service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo aimed at ensuring the security of oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of the country.
39 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
44 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
1 hour ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
1 hour ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.