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Prioritising health over profit through sugar sweetened beverages tax

It is easy to consume large quantities of sugary drinks because of their availability, affordability, and sizes. Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) are beverages that...

U.S. commits over $55bn to health, climate adaptation in Africa

White House national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, said the U.S. would commit more than $55 billion to support health...

Air pollution: Sources and implications on health, environment

Air pollution is a major driver of global death, contributing to about 11.65% of deaths. It is one of the leading causes of death...

When stakeholders explored interplay of climate change, air pollution on health

As the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies was celebrated on September 7, 2022, under the theme: “The Air We Share”, a...

Health expert urges Lagos to provide safe water for residents

A former Chairman, Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Dr Tunji Akintade, has appealed to the Lagos State Government to improve access to...

Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration alongside Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Dakar, Ekurhuleni, Freetown, Johannesburg, Nairobi,...

Meeting urges prioritisation of water and sanitation to get health, climate, economic targets back on track

Over 350 participants from 57 countries gathered on Thursday, May 18, 2022, in Jakarta, Indonesia, for the opening of the Sector Ministers’ Meeting which...

Group seeks inclusion into UN systems, canvasses health coalition

The lack of proper representation at the global climate change conversation has motivated Nurses Across the Borders (NABs) to demand the inclusion of healthcare...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...