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WHO recommends two new drug combination to treat COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended a combination of baricitinib, an arthritic drug, and corticosteroids for the treatment of patients with severe or...

Philippine groups push for stronger anti-asbestos policy to protect human health

There is an urgent need to modify and improve the Philippines' 21-year-old asbestos policy regulation on the manufacture and use of asbestos and asbestos containing...

WHO renews appeal for vaccine equity to defeat COVID-19

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, January 6, 2022 renewed its call for vaccine equity and solidarity to defeat COVID-19 pandemic as the highest...

WHO says evidence shows Omicron causes milder symptoms

More evidence is emerging that the Omicron Coronavirus variant is affecting the upper respiratory tract, causing milder symptoms than previous variants, a World Health...

WHO predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has expressed optimism that COVID-19 pandemic will end in 2022. Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on...

WHO will miss global 40% vaccination target

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will miss its target to vaccinate 40 per cent of the population in every country by the end of...

The trophies of smoking – gone with a puff!

The atmosphere was dense. This was not the first time I was visiting T-Jay at the hospital, in fact, it had become a daily...

Ignoring COVID-19 will just perpetuate it, WHO warns

As many friends and families consider whether to celebrate Christmas together, World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a reminder on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, that...

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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...