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COVID-19 remains international health threat, WHO warns

World Health Organisation (WHO) has again warned that COVID-19 is still a global health threat and that it is not time to declare the...

Five billion people unprotected from trans fat, risk heart disease

Five billion people globally remain unprotected from harmful trans fat, a new status report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found, increasing their...

COVID-19: WHO allays fears as XBB.1.5 variant spreads to Europe

Head of the World Health Organisation for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, says the ongoing COVID-19 surge in China is not expected to significantly impact...

COVID-19: WHO backs mask-wearing on long flights amid U.S. spread of Omicron variant

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, advised that countries should consider recommending passengers wear masks on long haul flights. WHO said this...

WHO plans to improve health of 3b people by 2023

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it plans to transform the future of public health by targeting three billion people by 2023. Dr Mie Okamura...

WHO develops legal instrument to protect world from future pandemics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Member States have agreed to develop the first draft of a legally binding agreement designed to protect...

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...

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...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...