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Yemen cholera outbreak worst in the world – WHO, UNICEF

The deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen is the direct consequence of two years of heavy conflict, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United...

Nigeria takes lead, develops National Policy for Controlled Medicines

Nigeria is stepping out as the first country in Africa to roll-out a novel National Policy for Controlled Medicines (NPCM). Experts from diverse fields comprising...

WHO launches primary health care advisory group

Experts convened in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Tuesday, June 20 to Wednesday, June 21, 2017 for the inaugural meeting of the Primary Health Care Advisory...

How world can prevent 1.4m yearly environment-related deaths in Europe, Central Asia

As some 1.4 million people in Europe and Central Asia die prematurely each year from polluted environments, United Nations agency heads at high-level meeting...

World Blood Donor Day: Nations urged to strengthen advocacy for blood donations

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, on the occasion of the World Blood Donor Day, says that this year’s theme...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Abuse of older people on the rise, says study

Around one in six older people experience some form of abuse, a figure higher than previously estimated and predicted to rise as populations age...

Austria ratifies Minamata Convention

The Government of Austria on Monday, 12 June 2017, deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 57th future Party to the Minamata Convention. This...

Bhutan, Maldives eliminate measles – WHO

Bhutan and Maldives have eliminated measles, a highly infectious disease that is a major childhood killer globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...