Tag: World Health Organization

WHO to address mental disorders in Nigeria

admin- June 13, 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will be addressing emergencies and mental disorders in Nigeria and several other countries this year. In a report ... Read More

WHO assembles experts to audit gene editing

admin- December 4, 2018

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general: assembles experts to study gene editing The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it was establishing a team of ... Read More

New wonder drug for Tuberculosis hailed as game changer

admin- October 23, 2018

Tuberculosis patients in India: a new drug bedaquiline, used along with other drugs, is being hailed as game changer A new treatment for a drug-resistant ... Read More

Ebola outbreak spreads in DRC – WHO, UNHCR warn

inno.korie- August 25, 2018

Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has spread to eastern ‘no-go’ zone surrounded by rebels, UN agencies have warned. The office ... Read More

Electricity generators, major cause of hearing loss in Nigeria — expert

admin- June 22, 2018

An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing ... Read More

WHO Deploys 39 Staff to Mubi to Tackle Cholera Outbreak

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed 39 staff to contain the outbreak of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of ... Read More

Congo: Three Ebola patients escape quarantine

admin- May 23, 2018

Congo: Three Ebola patients escape quarantine Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the ... Read More

China on verge of eliminating malaria, health official tells UN gathering

inno.korie- May 23, 2018

China is on the verge of eliminating malaria, a senior Chinese health official told a side-gathering during the World Health Assembly (WHA) at which Beijing ... Read More

World Malaria Day: UNICEF tasks Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa over increased malaria cases

inno.korie- April 26, 2018

UNCEF has tasked Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries on the increasing cases of malaria in these countries. UNICEF in a message to mark the ... Read More

Diabetes: PepsiCo To Cut Sugar In Drinks

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 17, 2016

PepsiCo Inc will announce today the cut down of sugar level in drinks (Photo: Internet) PepsiCo Inc  will announce today that by 2025 at least two thirds of ... Read More

WHO Regional Director Pledges Support For Nigeria’s Health Agenda

admin- July 12, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti has pledged to support the Nigeria’s health agenda especially in the areas ... Read More

World No.2 Golfer Withdraws From Rio Due To Fears Over Zika

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2016

World golf number two player, Dustin Johnson, has become the latest golfer to withdraw from next month's Rio Olympics due to fears over Zika virus. ... Read More

Ethanol Poisoning Likely Cause of Ode-Irele Killer Disease

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2015

Doris Olumoko As the killer strange epidemic in Ode-Irele community in Ondo state continues to draw  concerns from National and International stakeholders, the state government ... Read More