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UNGA 78: Nigeria, others approve declaration on ending TB by 2030

Nigeria, some UN Member States, civil society representatives and other stakeholders have approved a declaration to advance efforts to end Tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. The...

WHO releases report on devastating impact of hypertension

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first-ever report on the devastating global impact of high blood pressure, along with recommendations on the...
FG, States’ debt profile now N32.92trn

FG develops policy on patient safety

The Federal Government says it has develop the first ever National Policy and Implementation Strategy on Patient Safety  and Care Quality. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry...

Diphtheria outbreak: WHO lauds Kano Govt

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday commended the Kano State Government for its political commitment demonstrated to arrest the diphtheria outbreak in some...

Gates Foundation calls for urgent action to reduce maternal, child mortality

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have called for urgent action to accelerate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs) and reduce maternal and...

COVID-19: WHO says number of reported cases globally continues to decline

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says  the number of  COVID-19  reported cases, hospitalizations and deaths globally has continued to decline. Dr  Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General,...

U.S. hospital commits $200m for childhood cancer treatment

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the United States has committed 200 million dollars over six years to finance treatment of childhood cancer. In September 2018,...

20,000 people drown in Europe each year – WHO

On the eve of World Drowning Prevention Day, the European Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) highlighted the urgency of raising awareness...

FG, WHO move to strengthen FCTA’s capacity to respond to health emergencies

The Federal Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have taken steps to strengthen the capacity of the Federal Capital Territory Administration...

Aspartame sweetener possible cancer cause – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) cancer research agency on Friday classified the commonly used artificial sweetener aspartame as “possibly carcinogenic to human”. Although, another UN...