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WHO urges intensified campaign on safety of COVID-19 vaccine

World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged the media to intensify campaign against misconception by residents on COVID-19 vaccine. The Immunisation Officer of WHO in Kaduna...

Coronavirus: WHO clears BioNTech’s vaccine for emergency use

To speed up access to COVID-19 vaccinations in the developing world, on the eve of the new year, the UN health agency approved Pfizer...

WHO, others battle malaria in north-eastern Nigeria

WHO estimates up to 10,000 lives could be saved by November through malaria prevention and control, if more funds are secured Following more than eight...

Tonga eliminates elephantiasis

The Kingdom of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean may be small in population, but it is kicking big goals in public health. The World...

Countries fail to meet breastfeeding standards, says report

No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World...

World Hepatitis Day: Hepatitis elimination efforts gain momentum

New World Health Organisation (WHO) data from 28 countries - representing approximately 70% of the global hepatitis burden - indicate that efforts to eliminate...

Images: How Yemen struggles against cholera

Cholera continues to spread in Yemen, causing more than 390,000 suspected cases of the disease and more than 1,800 deaths since April 27, 2017. The...

World Hepatitis Day: Nigeria, others carry half of world’s chronic hepatitis burden

As the world gets set to observe this year’s edition of World Hepatitis Day, indications have emerged that Nigeria harbours one of the world’s...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to create the Ministry of Livestock Development in the country. The stakeholders...
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Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke, has called on government agencies to adopt measures to control...

NIMC, House of Reps population committee seek areas of collaboration

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and members of the House of Representatives Committee on National Population held a...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to...

Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke,...
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