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Horn of Africa faces most ‘catastrophic’ food crisis in decades – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70...

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

For the second time in two years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken the extraordinary step of declaring a global emergency. This time...

Emergency Committee meets again as Monkeypox cases pass 14,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, July 21, 2022, reconvened the Monkeypox Emergency Committee to assess the public health implications of the evolving...

Corporate pressures loom as pandemic treaty talks resume

Talks resumed on Monday, July 18, 2022, around the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) pandemic treaty. At topic: a newly published working draft of the...

WHO tells Europe to ‘act now’ as COVID-19 cases triple

The European offices of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Coronavirus (COVID-19) case counts has tripled across Europe in the last six weeks. This...

Zoonotic diseases increase by 63% in Africa – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is facing a growing risk of outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens, such as monkeypox virus which originated...

WHO warns against use of two drugs for non-severe COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, advised patients with mild or moderate cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) against the use...

WHO council report seeks equitable expansion of genomics

The Science Council of experts of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued its first report, on accelerating access to genomics for global health. The report argues...

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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

Reservoirs, and rivers, in their thousands are disappearing on a global scale, glaciers keep melting and sea levels rise,...
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Drought relief efforts increased to ensure water supply in parts of China

Some drought relief measures have been taken in parts of China, including southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and central China’s...

Govt sensitises stakeholders on implementation of action plan on youth, peace, security

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has begun sensitisation of stakeholders on the Nigerian National Action Plan...

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Halima Imam: What we must do about floods and wildfires

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