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WHO alerts Africa to rising cancer mortality rate in region

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged Africa to take urgent measures against the increasing rate of cancer mortality in the region. WHO has projected...

WHO unveils sanitation safety planning initiatives in five states

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has initiated Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP) interventions in five states to combat the transmission of faecal-oral diseases and enhance...

World Cancer Day: Burden growing globally amidst mounting need for services

Ahead of World Cancer Day observed on Sunday, February 4, 2024,, the World Health Organisation (WHO) cancer agency, the International Agency for Research on...

WHO certification: Cape Verde becomes third African nation to eliminate malaria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has certified Cape Verde as a malaria-free country, marking a significant achievement in global health. With this announcement, Cape...

WHO’s malaria report spotlights growing threat of climate change

Despite strides in expanding access to insecticide-treated nets and medicines to help prevent malaria in young children and pregnant women, more people were getting...

COP28: WHO unveils framework for climate resilient, low carbon health systems

Responding to rapidly changing climate, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has unveiled a new Operational framework for building climate resilient and low carbon health systems....

World leaders commit to new targets to end TB

World leaders at the United Nations General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis have approved a Political Declaration with ambitious new targets for the next...

WHO welcomes world leaders’ ‘historic’ commitment to better respond to future pandemics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed the “historic” commitment shown on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, by global leaders at the United Nations General...

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Environmentalist advocates law to halt land reclamation in coastal communities

Government at all levels should rather focus on promulgating a law that will put an end to the reclamation...
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We’re working on reducing carbon emissions – OPEC

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Thursday, February 29, 2024, that the outcome of the...

Minister inaugurates NCDMB Governing Council, pledges to increase local content achievements

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Oil), Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Thursday, February 29, 2024, in Abuja inaugurated...

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Environmentalist advocates law to halt land reclamation in coastal communities

Government at all levels should rather focus on promulgating...

We’re working on reducing carbon emissions – OPEC

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said...