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Horn of Africa Faces Most ‘Catastrophic’ Food Crisis In Decades – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70 years. The Horn of Africa includes Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan,...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

World Hepatitis Day: Know Your Status, Doctor Advises Nigerians

As the world commemorates the 2022 World Hepatitis Day (WHD), a General Practitioner, Dr. Towobola Makinde, has advised Nigerians to know their status as this can help proper management of the disease. She gave the...

COVID-19: Ekiti Records 74 New Cases – Commissioner

Dr. Oyebanji Filani, Ekiti Commissioner for Health and Human Services, says the state recorded 74 new cases of COVID-19. This is contained in a statement by Filani on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti. He said the new cases...

UNICEF To Establish Menstrual Banks In Nigerian Schools – Official

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bauchi Field Office, says all is set to establish menstrual banks in some schools in Northern Nigeria. Mrs Mairama Dikwa, the UNICEF Education Specialist, told the New Agency of...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Tells Europe To ‘Act Now’ As COVID-19 Cases Triple

The European offices of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Coronavirus (COVID-19) case counts has tripled across Europe in the last six weeks. This the organisation said, hinting at a “huge challenge” for the...

House Committee On Health Tasks LUTH On Conducive Waiting Rooms

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Health have urged the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, to create conducive waiting rooms around the hospital. According to them, befitting and comfortable waiting rooms will...
30 million babies on the brink of death-report

25m Children Miss Out Vaccination In 2021 – UN

Official data published by UN agencies on Friday shows the largest sustained decline in childhood vaccination rates in approximately 30 years, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving shots in 2021. The figures released...
41 Countries In Africa Report COVID-19 Cases, Confirmed 2,234 Cases – WHO

Zoonotic Diseases Increase by 63% Hn Africa – WHO

New York, July 14, 2022 (NAN) The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is facing a growing risk of outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens, such as monkeypox virus which originated in animals, and then...
NDLEA Arrest Policeman, Another For Supplying Drugs To ‘Boko-Haram’ Terrorists

Abuse Of Drugs Like Paracetamol Affects Liver–Health Commissioner

The Commissioner for Health and Human Services in Benue, Dr. Joseph Ngbea, has advised Nigerians against abusing drugs like paracetamol. Ngbea stated this on Monday during the War Against Drug Abuse (WADA), organised by Eunice...
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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 880 Fresh Infections As NCDC Raises Alarm

The Nigeria Centre for Disease and Prevention Control (NCDC) has raised alarm over 880 additional coronavirus infections reported  in Nigeria from July 2 to  8, though  with no fatalities. The NCDC disclosed this via its official...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO says COVID-19 Increased Nearly 30% Past Two Weeks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent over the past two weeks. Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, said this on Wednesday during an...

Why Children Are Born With Clubfoot – Therapist

A speech therapist, Maryam Ibrahim-Maifada, says exposing pregnant women to smoky environment can lead to birth defects such as clubfoot. Ibrahim-Maifada said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in...

NCDC Deplores Misinformation About Monkeypox In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has decried what it described as widespread misinformation about the infection, especially in Nigeria. The Director-General of the NCDC, Ifedayo Adetifa, said this on Tuesday at a virtual...

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