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Kenya in landmark unveiling of child-friendly TB drugs

The Kenya Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday the launch of appropriately dosed, child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicines, making the country the first country in...

WRD: Nigeria rivers fall below WHO standards

Irikefe Dafe, head of both the River Ethiope Trust Foundation (RETFON) as well as Foundation for the Conservation of Nigerian Rivers (FCNR), laments the...

Nigeria reports third polio case

Nigeria has reported its third polio case in the northeastern state of Borno, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, September 5, warning...

Video: WHO urges nations to discourage smoking

The World Health Organisation is calling on countries to "Get Ready for plain Packaging" of tobacco products to discourage more people from smoking. Meanwhile, tobacco...

CBD hails launch of Healthy Environment, Healthy People

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, the Executive Secretary to the Convention on Biological Diversity, has welcomed a new UNEP report on environment and health...

Africa asked to lessen dependency on external health funding

The 4th African Medicines Regulators Conference jointly organised by the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), African Union and World Health Organisation (WHO) came...

World AIDS Day 2015: Nigeria urged to improve health sector

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate this year’s World AIDS Day, observers have expressed the fact that the country should...

WHO: Polio no longer endemic in Nigeria

Only two countries - Pakistan and Afghanistan - remain endemic to this paralysing disease The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that polio is no...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks...
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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...