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Chad eliminates human African trypanosomiasis as a public health problem

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has congratulated Chad for having eliminated the gambiense form of human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, as a...

World Health Day: Group urges protection of public health from climate change, plastic pollution

In the spirit of the commemoration of the World Health Day on Sunday, April 7, 2024, environmental NGO, BAN Toxics, has highlighted the urgent...

Epidemiologist underscores impact of climate change on public health in Africa

Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Public Health Epidemiology in Nasarawa, Dr Ishaku Akyala, has underscored the impact of climate change on public health...

Expert makes case for tobacco harm reduction to enhance public health in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been urged to prioritise public health by embracing Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) alternatives, raising awareness among the general...

Protecting biodiversity can lead to improved public health, says NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says protecting biodiversity can lead to improved public health, greater resilience to natural disasters and economic growth. According to the...

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...

Access to sanitation, hygiene safeguards public health, says Ikeazor

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2021 Global Handwashing Day, the Minister of State, Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, has...

Bill and Melinda Gates separation to send shock waves through worlds of philanthropy, public health

The separation of Bill and Melinda Gates, which was announced on Monday, May 3, 2021 is likely to send shock waves through the worlds...

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NESREA inducts 108 consultants to uphold environmental regulations

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has inducted 108 environmental experts to help address the various...
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Nigeria to harness multi-billion-dollar biotech market, says NBRDA D-G

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director General, National Biotechnology Research and Development Agency (NBRDA), says Nigeria will harness the multi-billion-dollar biotechnology...

UNDP report highlights climate action opportunities in Africa

UN Development Programme (UNDP) has highlighted climate action opportunities in Africa, in its new report on Africa Investment Climate...

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NESREA inducts 108 consultants to uphold environmental regulations

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)...

Nigeria to harness multi-billion-dollar biotech market, says NBRDA D-G

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director General, National Biotechnology Research and...
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