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Report reveals how corporations target vulnerable consumers through deceptive marketing of unhealthy foods, beverages

A new report released by the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) details how food and beverage corporations – such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Nestlé, and...

WHO recommends ‘mpox’ as new name for monkey pox disease

Following a series of consultations with global experts, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym...

Lead poisoning: Artisanal miners trained on safe gold processing methods

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it is training artisanal miners on safe ways of processing gold to avoid outbreak of lead...

Rising COVID-19 infections paralysing cities in China

A record wave of COVID-19 infections has sparked further restrictions for the population in China, with the health commission in Beijing reporting more than...

Nearly 40m children dangerously susceptible to growing measles threat – WHO, CDC

Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed...

Coalition for Policy Advocacy on sugar-sweetened beverages tax launched

To commemorate the 2022 World Diabetes Day marked annually on November 14, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) held a webinar on Monday,...

Mitigating impact of emerging biosecurity threats

Experts say the outbreak of COVID-19 nearly three years ago has triggered a greater appreciation of the importance of health security and intelligence capabilities. The...

Immediate global action required to prevent famine in Horn of Africa

A fifth consecutive season of drought has been set in motion by a poor start to October – December rains, and below average rainfall...

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Deforestation: Govt recovers 6,007 hectares of land in three years

The Federal Government of Nigeria said that it recovered arable lands in the northern parts of the country from...
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Foundation pushes for automation in e-waste recycling

A non-governmental organisation, E-Waste Recycling Foundation (ERF), has called for automation in the collection, sorting and recycling of e-waste...

Ogoni clean-up: Govt achieves remediation of 635 hectares of contaminated shorelines

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has achieved remediation of 635 hectares of contaminated shorelines covering about 2,196...

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Deforestation: Govt recovers 6,007 hectares of land in three years

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Foundation pushes for automation in e-waste recycling

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