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Report identifies increase in tobacco control policies in last decade

The World Health Organisation (WHO) latest “WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic” published on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 finds that more countries have implemented tobacco...

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...

Gambia may become first sub-Sahara African nation to eliminate malaria

Experts say Gambia could become the first country in sub-Sahara Africa to eliminate malaria on its track record of combating the mosquito-borne disease. The prevalence...

Billions lack safe drinking water, sanitation globally, say UNICEF, WHO

Some three in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5...

Measles epidemic hits Europe, claims 35 lives in 12 months

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Studies find gonorrhoea becoming ‘untreatable’

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. "The...

G20 to deliberate on health at Hamburg summit

For the first time in its history, the G20 will at its 2017 deliberations in Hamburg, Germany explore issues related to health. The international forum...

The world I envison, by Ghebreyesus, new head of WHO

“I envision a world in which everyone can live healthy, productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live. “I believe the global...

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Shell introduces unmanned vessel for undersea pipeline evaluation as concerns rise

Stakeholders have called for caution in the deployment of artificial intelligence and technologies which may result in job losses...
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Climate change: Minister urges swift action on water sector

The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, has called for immediate and collaborative efforts to address...

Climate change: Stakeholders collaborate to restore mangroves

Stakeholders in the environment sector on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, in Abuja collaborated on mitigating climate change through the...

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Shell introduces unmanned vessel for undersea pipeline evaluation as concerns rise

Stakeholders have called for caution in the deployment of...

Climate change: Minister urges swift action on water sector

The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph...