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Qatar Fund for Development #QFFD signed a grant agreement for 3 million USD with #WHO Afro to prevent and eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases #NTDs in 47 African countries, on the side of #WISHQATAR2018.

no responses. November 15, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Qatar Fund For Development Announces $3 Million For Elimination Of Neglected Tropical Diseases


Qatar Fund For Development Announces $3 Million For Elimination Of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed an agreement with World Health Organization (WHO)’s Regional Office for Africa worth 3 million USD, on the sidelines of […]

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no responses. November 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

3rd Interministerial Conference: 23% Of Deaths Are Linked To Environment In Africa- WHO


3rd Interministerial Conference: 23% Of Deaths Are Linked To Environment In Africa- WHO

 Aiming to identify emerging environmental threats to people’s health and agree on a strategic action plan for the region, African Ministers of health and environment  meet […]

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no responses. November 6, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

More Than 70 Pupils Kidnapped In Cameroon


More Than 70 Pupils Kidnapped In Cameroon

Dozens of people, mostly school pupils, have been kidnapped from a boarding school in the west of Cameroon. At least 79 students and three others, including […]

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Dr @MoetiTshidi at the last day of the @WHOAFRO @AfricaCDC meeting to operationalize the framework of collaboration between the two institutions.

no responses. October 11, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, Africa CDC Deepen Collaboration On Improving Health Security


WHO, Africa CDC Deepen Collaboration On Improving Health Security

The World Health Organization ,WHO and the African Union Commission (AUC) through its Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) are strengthening their ties […]

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at the on-going 5th annual Financial Times African Summit, the Nigerian entrepreneur said the key to Africa’s economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market

no responses. October 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Dangote Urges Deepening Of African Economy Through Free Trade


Dangote Urges Deepening Of African Economy Through Free Trade

Foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has  called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African investors and governments to aid rapid growth and development of […]

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no responses. October 4, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand


Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand

Uganda’s army has launched its own brand of condoms, named after the Swahili word for “protection”, to help prevent soldiers contract HIV. A soldier cannot defend […]

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Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People

no responses. October 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People


Zimbabwe,WHO And Partners Launch Oral Cholera Vaccination Campaign To Protect 1.4m People

The Government of Zimbabwe with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have launched  an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign  to protect 1.4 […]

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no responses. September 25, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Kenyan Governor Charged Over Pregnant Lover’s Death


Kenyan Governor Charged Over Pregnant Lover’s Death

Kenyan governor Okoth Obado has been charged in court with aiding and abetting the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student. The married governor pleaded […]

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African Development Bank Launches first Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report

no responses. September 24, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

African Development Bank Launches First Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report


African Development Bank Launches First Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report

Africa-to-Africa Investment Report: A first look, finds that more African companies are investing in Africa Africa-to-Africa Investment Report: A first look  finds that more African companies […]

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#AFRC68,

no responses. August 29, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#AFRC68: African Health Ministers Approve Five-Year Plan For Access To Medicines, Vaccines


#AFRC68: African Health Ministers Approve Five-Year Plan For Access To Medicines, Vaccines

 Ministers of Health from the WHO African Region have endorsed proposals aimed at addressing the shortage of access to, medicines and vaccines. The Roadmap for access […]

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A new WHOAFRO report launched today at #AFRC68 shows a high improvement in health in the #African region

no responses. August 29, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#AFRC68: WHO New Report Highlights Poor Health Services Delivery In Africa


#AFRC68: WHO New Report Highlights Poor Health Services Delivery In Africa

A new report by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for Africa shows a high improvement in health in the region. The State of Health […]

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#AFRC68,

no responses. August 28, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#AFRC68: African Health Ministers Adopt Strategy, Pledge 90% Cholera Outbreak Reduction by 2030


#AFRC68: African Health Ministers Adopt Strategy, Pledge 90% Cholera Outbreak Reduction by 2030

Forty-seven African countries  have adopted the Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control today (28 August) at the 68th […]

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UNDP-Logo

no responses. August 27, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Lake Chad Basin Ministers Meet Today In Abuja To Adopt Strategy For Stabilization,Recovery


Lake Chad Basin Ministers Meet Today In Abuja To Adopt Strategy For Stabilization,Recovery

Lake Chad Basin Ministers are  to gather in Abuja this morning to adopt Regional Strategy for Stabilization, Recovery and Resilience In a statement made available to […]

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no responses. August 20, 2018 Chisom Irechukwu

Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Honorary Doctorate From London University


Chimamanda Adichie Awarded Honorary Doctorate From London University

Nigerian writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an Honorary Doctor of Literature (DLit) degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University […]

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Nutrition Experts Call For Policies,Strategies To Scale Up Biofortification

no responses. August 14, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Biofortification: FARA, NEPAD Hold High Level Advocacy Meeting On Nutrition In Africa


Biofortification: FARA, NEPAD Hold High Level Advocacy Meeting On Nutrition In Africa

Recognising the debilitating effects of hidden hunger, African governments and stakeholders have over the years been implementing several strategic interventions. Among the interventions are food fortification, […]

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no responses. August 7, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Zimbabwe Police ‘Hunt For Opposition MDC Officials’


Zimbabwe Police ‘Hunt For Opposition MDC Officials’

Zimbabwean police are searching for nine senior officials of the opposition MDC Alliance following disputed elections, media reports say. They are wanted for allegedly inciting their […]

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Mrs. Buhari with First Ladies (l) Sierra Leone, Gambia, Chad, Niger, Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Guinea Bissau.

no responses. August 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Aisha Buhari Calls For Adequate Information On Cancer Prevention


Aisha Buhari Calls For Adequate Information On Cancer Prevention

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha  Buhari has called on stakeholders to engage more women in their effort to prevent the spread of cancer disease and […]

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no responses. August 2, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Aisha Buhari In BurkinaFaso For A Seminar On Cancer ( Photo News)


Aisha Buhari In BurkinaFaso For A Seminar On Cancer ( Photo News)

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to attend a High-Level Regional Seminar on Cancer, slated for 1st and 2nd […]

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no responses. July 30, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Zimbabwe First Election Without Mugabe


Zimbabwe First Election Without Mugabe

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the country’s first election without the involvement of long-time leader Robert Mugabe. The country’s founding leader, Mr […]

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MSF staff vaccinate children in Mbaiki, CAR. In this region, vaccination coverage is low as people are isolated and access to health care is a challenge.

no responses. July 25, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Massive Vaccination Campaign Kicks-Off In Central African Republic To Protect Over 213,000 Children


Massive Vaccination Campaign Kicks-Off In Central African Republic To Protect Over 213,000 Children

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in partnership with the Central African Republic (CAR) Ministry of Health, aimed to vaccinate more […]

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