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no responses. February 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks


WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks

‘A total of 12 Lassa Fever cases have been confirmed to date in Benin, Guinea, Liberia and Togo, including two deaths, with more suspected cases being […]

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World Health Organization , WHO Officer In Charge, Dr. Clement Peters,

no responses. February 4, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Charges World Leaders On Current Inadequate Access To Cancer Diagnostics, Therapies


WHO Charges World Leaders On Current Inadequate Access To Cancer Diagnostics, Therapies

To mark the world Cancer Day ,World Health Organization , WHO Officer In Charge, Dr. Clement Peters, has stressed the need for health ministries, Stakeholders to […]

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Lassa fever sensitization campaign in a school in Taraba state, Northeast Nigeria.

no responses. February 2, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Increases Response In Affected States As Lassa Fever Hits Harder


WHO Increases Response In Affected States As Lassa Fever Hits Harder

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. WHO […]

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no responses. January 24, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Experts Caution Against Stagnation Of Immunization Coverage In Africa


Experts Caution Against Stagnation Of Immunization Coverage In Africa

Global immunization experts attending the biannual Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) meeting urged African countries to strengthen their routine immunization. Over the past five years, […]

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: Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR

no responses. January 6, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

CHR Commends WHO For Updating Guidance On Prevention,Treatment Of Postpartum Haemorrhage


CHR Commends WHO For Updating Guidance On Prevention,Treatment Of Postpartum Haemorrhage

The Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) has commended World Health Organization (WHO) for updating the guidance to prevent Postpartum Hemorrhage, PPH (excessive bleeding after child […]

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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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Dr Moses Ongom, HSS - Dr Clement Peter, OIC - Charity Warigon, Head Communications

no responses. November 14, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Cautions Food Producers, Farmers Against Misuse Of Antibiotics


WHO Cautions Food Producers, Farmers Against Misuse Of Antibiotics

The  World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned food producers and farmers against the misuse of antibiotics on animals  to control or treat infectious diseases, Delivering the message of  […]

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Dr Iniabasi Nglass, WHO national consultant for malaria programme supervising SMC drug administration in Borno state. Photo-credit: WHO/C.E.Onuekwe

no responses. November 12, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, Borno State To Treat Over 850 000 Children With Seasonal Malaria Chemotherapy


WHO, Borno State To Treat Over 850 000 Children With Seasonal Malaria Chemotherapy

With more than 2 700 volunteers spread across seven local government areas of Borno state, the 4th cycle of seasonal malaria chemo-prevention (SMC) campaign is underway. […]

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no responses. November 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Launches 1st Africa Innovation Challenge To Improve Health In Africa


WHO Launches 1st Africa Innovation Challenge To Improve Health In Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having […]

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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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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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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,

no responses. October 10, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

World Mental Health Day: 20% Of Children, Adolescents Suffer Mental Disorders- WHO


World Mental Health Day: 20% Of Children, Adolescents Suffer Mental Disorders- WHO

As the world observes World Mental Health Day ,  the World Health Organization (WHO)Regional Director for Africa,  Dr Matshidiso Moeti says  there is need to draw attention […]

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Epidemiologists Identify Gap In  Scientific Evidence To Detect New Emerging Diseases

no responses. September 7, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Epidemiologists Identify Scientific Gaps To Detect New Emerging Diseases


Epidemiologists Identify Scientific Gaps To Detect New Emerging Diseases

Epidemiologists and stakeholder at the 3rd annual Nigeria Center for Disease Control ,NCDC and Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) scientific conference have agreed that a gap […]

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SECOND FROM RIGHT, THE DIRECTOR GENERAL, WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ,DR. TEDROS GHEBREYESUS,DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 68TH SESSION OF WHO/AFRO MEETING IN DAKAR,SENEGAL

no responses. August 29, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#AFRC68: 68th WHO\AFRO Meeting Renews Call For Prioritization Of NCDs


#AFRC68: 68th WHO\AFRO Meeting Renews Call For Prioritization Of NCDs

The 68th session of the WHO\AFRO meeting takes off in Dakar, Senegal with a call on all Member states to prioritise Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) which […]

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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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WHO supports Government to protect over 150,000 population at risk of Yellow fever in Katsina state.

no responses. August 14, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, FG Launch Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign, To Protect Over 154,000 People In Katsina State


WHO, FG Launch Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign, To Protect Over 154,000 People In Katsina State

 The Federal Government with the support of World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a reactive vaccination campaign in Danja local government area (LGA) of Katsina state […]

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FG Takes Step To Improve Adolescents And Young People’s Health

no responses. August 14, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

FG Takes Step To Improve Adolescents And Young People’s Health


FG Takes Step To Improve Adolescents And Young People’s Health

Federal Government has put in place strategies to improve the health of adolescents and young people in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole made […]

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flagg off and policy dialogue of the World breastfeeding week in Abuja

no responses. August 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

BreastFeedingWeek: Health Ministry Take Steps To Extend Maternity Leave


BreastFeedingWeek: Health Ministry Take Steps To Extend Maternity Leave

The minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole  is seeking the  collaborative support of  the Ministry of Labour and productivity to increase maternity leave from 4-6 months. […]

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Minister of health and Gen Yakubu Gowon a media briefing to mark this year's World Hepatitis day with the theme, "Test. Treat. Hepatitis"

no responses. July 31, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

FG Launches National Directory For Viral Hepatitis Services In Nigeria, As 22m Nigerians Live With Hepatitis B


FG Launches National Directory For Viral Hepatitis Services In Nigeria, As 22m Nigerians Live With Hepatitis B

The Federal Government has launched a National Directory for Viral Hepatitis Services in Nigeria. The National Directory informs the general public , health and human services providers […]

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