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‘This is a time for facts, not fear,’ says WHO chief as COVID-19 virus spreads

no responses. February 17, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID-19: Time For Facts, Not Fear,’ Says WHO Chief As Virus Spreads


#COVID-19: Time For Facts, Not Fear,’ Says WHO Chief As Virus Spreads

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday cautioned against panic over COVID-19 but also urged governments to step up their efforts to prepare […]

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#COVID19: UN Health Agency Developing COVID-19 Virus Treatment Master Plan

no responses. February 13, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID19: UN Health Agency Developing Treatment Master Plan


#COVID19: UN Health Agency Developing Treatment Master Plan

The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a master plan for coordinating clinical trials that could lead to potential therapies for patients infected with the COVID-19 […]

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Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Coronavirus Spread

no responses. February 12, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID-19: Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Spread


#COVID-19: Meeting Of Top Scientists Underway To Slow Spread

Deaths from the coronavirus epidemic have surpassed 1,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Tuesday, as hundreds of health experts began meeting at its headquarters […]

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UNFPA Executive Director ,Dr. Natalia Kanem,in Abuja,Nigeria at a pre-launch briefing

no responses. February 6, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#ZeroTolerance4FGM: UNFPA,UNICEF,And WHO Call For Strong Political Leadership, Commitment


#ZeroTolerance4FGM: UNFPA,UNICEF,And WHO Call For Strong Political Leadership, Commitment

Unleashing Youth Power: A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation As the world marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation […]

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Female Genital Mutilation costs $1.4 billion annually: UN health agency

no responses. February 6, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Female Genital Mutilation Costs $1.4 Billion Annually: UN Health Agency


Female Genital Mutilation Costs $1.4 Billion Annually: UN Health Agency

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) poses serious risks to the health and well-being of women and girls, but it also exacts a crippling economic toll, according to […]

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World Health Organization: WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

no responses. February 6, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Female Genital Mutilation: Over 3M Girls At Risk Every Year- WHO


Female Genital Mutilation: Over 3M Girls At Risk Every Year- WHO

Eliminating FGM Will Require Full Support Of Donors And Decision-makers Globally, Female Genital Mutilation FGM is estimated to have been performed on more than 200 million […]

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#Coronavirus: WHO Declares New Outbreak A Public Health Emergency Of International Concern

no responses. January 31, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#Coronavirus: WHO Declares New Outbreak A Public Health Emergency Of International Concern


#Coronavirus: WHO Declares New Outbreak A Public Health Emergency Of International Concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the new coronavirus outbreak is a public health emergency of international concern, officials announced yesterday (Jan. 30). The […]

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Coronavirus: First Case Confirmed In Gulf Region, WHO To Assess Global Emergency Risk On Thursday

no responses. January 29, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#Coronavirus: First Case Confirmed In Gulf Region, WHO To Assess Global Emergency Risk On Thursday


#Coronavirus: First Case Confirmed In Gulf Region, WHO To Assess Global Emergency Risk On Thursday

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the coronavirus outbreak has now spread to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The vast majority of cases […]

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4th US Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed As Death Toll Rises To 56 In China

no responses. January 29, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Coronavirus: WAHO Calls For Precautionary Measures


Coronavirus: WAHO Calls For Precautionary Measures

WAHO Statement on the Outbreak of Novel Coronavirus in China This statement on the recent outbreak of Coronavirus infection in China is issued by the West […]

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Coronavirus: ‘Not Yet A Global Health Emergency’- WHO

no responses. January 26, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Coronavirus: ‘Not Yet A Global Health Emergency’- WHO


Coronavirus: ‘Not Yet A Global Health Emergency’- WHO

The head of the UN health agency, WHO (World Health Organization), have declared that the respiratory disease Novel Coronavirus, is not yet an official Public Health […]

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UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare

no responses. January 22, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare


UN Urges World Leaders, Top Politicians To Ensure Right To Quality Healthcare

Healthcare’s a human right, not ‘a privilege for the rich’ UNAIDS argues at Davos The UN agency devoted to ending AIDS as a public health threat […]

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China Warns Coronavirus May Spread As Death Toll Hits Nine

no responses. January 22, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

China Warns Coronavirus May Spread As Death Toll Hits Nine


China Warns Coronavirus May Spread As Death Toll Hits Nine

China warned Wednesday that a SARS-like virus could mutate and spread as the death toll rose to nine and the number of cases reached 440 across […]

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What is a coronavirus?

no responses. January 14, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

What Is Coronavirus?


What Is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are described by WHO as “a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases”. Probably the best […]

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UN Health Agency Urges China To Continue Search For Source Of New Virus, As Thailand Case Emerges

no responses. January 14, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UN Urges China To Continue Search For Source Of New Virus, As Thailand Case Emerges


UN Urges China To Continue Search For Source Of New Virus, As Thailand Case Emerges

It is “essential” for China to continue investigating the source of a previously unknown strain of coronavirus, the WHO declared on Monday, following confirmation that an […]

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Immunization: Gwarzo Receives WHO Regional Director Award

no responses. January 14, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Immunization: Gwarzo Receives WHO Regional Director Award


Immunization: Gwarzo Receives WHO Regional Director Award

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Nasir Sanni Gwarzo, has received the -WHO Regional Director Award, for his exemplary contribution to […]

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no responses. January 9, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

China Pneumonia Outbreak May Be Linked To New Type Of Virus: WHO


China Pneumonia Outbreak May Be Linked To New Type Of Virus: WHO

A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in the central Chinese city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family […]

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2019 candle light memorial of Network of People living with HIV and AIDs in Nigeria.

no responses. December 13, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO, FG To Review Treatment Guidelines For HIV Prevention Treatment And Care


WHO, FG To Review Treatment Guidelines For HIV Prevention Treatment And Care

The Treatment Guidelines to improve the healthcare of people living with HIV/AIDs in the country is to be updated. The National Consultant World Health Organization, WHO […]

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Children in the IDP camp in Nigeris

no responses. December 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UNICEF Calls For 5 Actions To Protect Children As 17 Million Births Remain Unregistered In Nigeria


UNICEF Calls For 5 Actions To Protect Children As 17 Million Births Remain Unregistered In Nigeria

Despite significant increase in birth registration, 17 Million of Nigeria’s children remain ‘invisible’ – UNICEF A new report on global birth registration released by UNICEF, reveals […]

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visit by a team from the Africa Regional Certification Commission for the Eradication of Poliomyelitis (ARCC) of the World Health Organization (WHO)

no responses. December 10, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Eradication Of Polio: FG Restates Commitments


Eradication Of Polio: FG Restates Commitments

The Minister of State, Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora has restated the commitment of the Federal Government towards ensuring the total eradication of wild poliovirus (WPV) in […]

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UNICEF NIGERIA

no responses. December 9, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Polio Eradication: Africa Regional Certification Commission Begins Verification Visit Today


Polio Eradication: Africa Regional Certification Commission Begins Verification Visit Today

The Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for poliomyelitis eradication kicks off, a two-week visit to Nigeria today, 9th December 2019, to conduct critical analysis and verify […]

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