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WHO in contact with UK over new mutated coronavirus strain – Official

Consultations between the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UK over a new, and more contagious, strain of the coronavirus are underway. The WHO Representative...

COVID-19 has dramatically worsened our lives – Migrants, refugees

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a highly negative impact on the living and working conditions of refugees and migrants reveals a new World Health...

Nigeria, 21 others in WHO campaign to help 100m people quit tobacco

WHO has launched a year-long global campaign for World No Tobacco Day 2021 - “Commit to Quit."  The new WHO Quit Challenge on WhatsApp and publication “More...

Nearly 1:5 COVID-19 deaths in Africa linked to diabetes, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in Africa are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global...

UNICEF, WHO demand emergency action to avert major measles and polio epidemics

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, November 6, 2020 issued an urgent call to action to avert major measles...

Minister inauguates committee on pollution control

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Friday, October 2, 2020 in Abuja, set up an inter-ministerial committee to control pollution...

World must unite to defeat COVID, prevent future pandemics – UK Prime Minister

Ahead of the UK’s Foreign Secretary co-hosting a high-level United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) event on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 with the World Health...

WHO describes 1m global coronavirus deaths as ‘very sad milestone’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 described the one million deaths from the coronavirus as “a very sad milestone”, considering...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that private sector participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State...
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Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on Thursday, May 26, 2022, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia...

New funding announced to protect biodiversity in UK overseas territories

Threatened species across the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are set to benefit from £6.4 million government funding announced. Green turtles...

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Association promises improved PSP services in waste management

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has...

Climate action impossible without trust – Espinosa

Speaking to G7 climate, energy and environment ministers on...