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The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics.
The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that in the WHO African Region, more than 41,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19, accounting for 3.8% of all reported cases.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that African countries can defeat the coronavirus pandemic, in the same manner, it eradicated the Wild Polio Virus on the continent.
Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths on the African continent.
The World Health Organisation has commended Nigeria for being able to set up 61 laboratories that can test for COVID-19 in the last six months.
World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.
The number of COVID-19 cases on the African continent have surpassed 1 million, figures from the Centre of Disease Control (CDC) showed on Friday, with South Africa the worst-affected.
Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation has deployed a team of health experts to South Africa to assist the country contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says people with hepatitis-related complications are at a higher risk of developing severe cases of COVID-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials globally.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Africa has joined immunisation experts in urging the international community and countries to take concrete actions to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, as researchers around the world race to find effective protection against the virus.
Amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging the world, Burkina Faso, on Monday, concluded the vaccination of 174,304 children, the World Health Organisation has said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) does not think there are manifold undetected coronavirus infections in Africa with people dying unreported, the regional director of the organisation said on Thursday.
The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared Congo free of the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history.
Africa’s wild polio-free status is set to be determined in August by the Independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC), which is responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in the World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region, the UN health agency has said.
The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
Chelsea are interested in signing the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer.
Charity Adule scored the only goal of the match for Eibar as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Osasuna in Sunday evening's Spanish pre-season friendly match.
Neymar and Thiago Silva are included in Brazil squad selected by head coach Tite on Friday for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have described the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory in Saturday’s election as a triumph of democracy and rejection of imposition of candidates.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Wolves attacker Diogo Jota in a deal worth a reported €45m.
The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, presented ten thousand hospital beds, under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), to be distributed to hospitals across the country.