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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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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...