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Borno, WHO step up anti-malaria campaigns

The Borno State Government and World Health Organisation (WHO) have stepped up campaigns against malaria with the distribution of anti-malaria drugs to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for preventive measure.
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WHO begins prevention campaign against acute watery diarrhoea in Borno

The World Health Organization (WHO) has embarked on prevention Campaign of acute water diarrhoea in some internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno following reported cases of the disease.

Adamawa cholera outbreak: WHO deploys 39 workers to Mubi

The World Health Organisation has deployed 39 staff memebers to contain the outbreak of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South South Local Government Areas of Adamawa.

1.2 million IDPs receive yellow fever vaccination in Borno

Both Federal and Borno state government with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Educational Fund ( UNICEF ) and other partners on saturday entered the Day 6 of the 10 Day Yellow Fever Vaccination campaign to over 1.2 million IDPs In Borno.

3,000 volunteers for Yellow Fever vaccination in Borno – WHO

At least 3,000 volunteeres have been mobilised for 10 days Yellow Fever vaccination in Borno State, the World Health Organisation said just now.

WHO trains 30 journalists on emergency health coverage tips

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, began a two-day training programme for over 30 journalists in Maiduguri on emergency heath reporting.

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