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Malawi declares polio outbreak

The health authorities in Malawi have declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after a case was detected in a young child in...

Omicron threat remains high in east Europe – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, said a new wave of infections from the Omicron variant of the coronavirus was...

WHO prequalifies first monoclonal antibody, tocilizumab, to treat COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has added tocilizumab, a monoclonal antibody, to its list of prequalified treatments for COVID-19. WHO, in a statement on its...

Healthcare waste from COVID threatens environment – WHO

Tens of thousands of tonnes of extra medical waste from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has put tremendous strain on health care waste management systems around the...

Improve resistance to neglected tropical diseases, WHO urges countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for an international push to confront the inequalities that characterise Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and urged support...

Govt intensifies efforts at curtailing Lassa fever outbreak

The Federal Ministry of Environment has strengthened activities on environmental health and sanitation response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country. Minister of State for...

U.S. opposes plans to strengthen WHO

The United States, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in the...

COVID-19: WHO expresses hope worst of Omicron wave is over

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed optimism that worst of latest wave of COVID-19 is over, in spite of spread of Omicron variant...

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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...