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One in 10 infants didn’t receive vaccinations in 2016 – UN

Worldwide, 12.9 million infants, nearly one in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

70th World Health Assembly: Delegates agree on dementia, immunisation, others

Delegates at the World Health Organisation (WHO) organised World Health Assembly holding in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, May 29, 2017 reached new agreements on...

Dangote, Gates: Why we’re hopeful about improving health in Africa

Nigerian billionaire and owner of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist, Bill Gates, in this jointly-written opinion...

Meningitis: 33 dead in Niger, Sokoto to immunise 2m, WHO provides vaccine

Thirty-three people have died from the Cerebrol Spinal Meningitis in Niger State out of the 116 suspected cases recorded, an official disclosed to the...

African leaders commit to advance immunisation

Among the 10 commitments, the Heads of State have resolved to increase vaccine-related funding, strengthen supply chains and delivery systems, as well as make...

Photos: Immunisation campaign kicks off in Lekki community

The National Immunisation Prevention Diseases (NIDPs) campaign has commenced in Lagos. The campaign is aimed at reaching 95% of children within the age of...

‘Stunning’ vaccine rids Africa of meningitis A

New research forecasts a resurgence of meningitis A epidemics in 15 years should immunisation efforts stall Five years after the introduction of an affordable conjugate...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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