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Over three billion people protected from harmful trans fat in their food – WHO

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Two years into the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) effort to eliminate industrially produced trans fats from the global food supply, the UN body reports that 58 countries so far have introduced laws that will protect 3.2 billion people from the harmful substance by the end of 2021. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Photo credit: ...

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FishNet Alliance calls for support for Ibeno fishers in Akwa Ibom

FishNet Alliance

The FishNet Alliance has called for support for fishers in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State and in other coastal communities across Nigeria whose livelihoods have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and other human-induced environmental stressors. Director, HOMEF, Nnimmo Basset (left) presenting a palliative pack to a member of the Alliance The call was made during a Community Dialogue hosted by Health ...

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Shell employees launch N82m free feeding programme at isolation centres

Osagie Okunbor

Employees of Shell companies in Nigeria have launched free feeding programme in COVID-19 isolation centres in seven states under the Shell Employee Care Programme, the General Manager External Relations of Shell Nigeria, Igo Weli, said in a statement issued on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Mr. Osagie Okunbor, Managing Director, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and Country Chair ...

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Lagos distributes maize, sorghum to 15 farm settlements to avert food scarcity

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government  has begun the distribution of maize and sorghum to no less than 15 feed millers, farm settlements and other stakeholders in the livestock industry in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, in a statement on Sunday, June 14, 2020 in Lagos said that the measures were to  ...

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Lagos medical waste managers receive COVID-19 palliative from SRADev, GAIA

SRADev Covid-19 Palliative

The Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev-Nigeria) with the support of the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) on Thursday, May 28, 2020 donated relief packages to staff of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and health workers that are managing medical waste. Executive Director, SRADev-Nigeria, Dr. Leslie Adogame (left), presenting a package to the Permanent Secretary in ...

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COVID-19: UN donates N38m palliatives to vulnerable Nigerian women


The UN Women says it has donated N38 million to Nigeria in the wake of the coronavirus, to boost palliatives for vulnerable women in the country. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women According to a statement on Friday, May 8, 2020 in Abuja by Mercedes Alfa, UN Women Media Officer, the fund was presented to the Minister of Women Affairs, ...

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