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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says data from more than 80 countries show 21 per cent reduction in Tuberculosis (TB) treatment in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says urgent action is needed to increase production of COVID-19 vaccines that will be distributed through the global initiative making these medicines accessible to all countries.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says three-quarters of all COVID-19 vaccinations were only in 10 countries, accounting for almost 60 per cent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged governments to prioritise inoculation of health workers and older persons and to share excess doses with other nations as COVID-19 vaccines are currently in scarce supply.
Zimbabwe recorded 70 more COVID-19 deaths over the past 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 1,075 under a second wave of the pandemic that has spawned a spike in deaths and infections.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement securing up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine.
The hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by rich countries is not only unethical but will also prolong the pandemic, UN health chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, warned on Monday in Geneva.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, has said that a WHO team in China is working with producers of China’s COVID-19 vaccines for potential emergency use listings.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a need for “collective commitment” to get vaccinations for health workers and others who are at high risk of catching COVID-19 within the next 100 days.
The Chairman of the Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Adetunji Adenekan, has said the daily record of COVID-19 cases do not reflect the total number of infected persons in the country.
The President, Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has called for sustained adherence to Infection Prevention and Control Measures in the New Year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are partnering to strengthen the delivery of emergency medical and health services during humanitarian crises.
At least eight million people die from smoking-induced illnesses every year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has hit 60 million, nearly a year since the highly infectious disease began spreading around the globe.
Global measles deaths increased by 50 per cent from 2016 to 2019, claiming over 207,500 lives in 2019, WHO said in a statement issued from its headquarters on Thursday in Geneva citing figures from a joint report it published with the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19 but stressed he had no symptoms.
National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of the INEC, Barr. Festus Okoye in a statement on Monday gave the name of the three staff as Adamu Mohammed (Electoral Officer, Biu LGA), Abubakar Hamma Joda and Suleiman Umar (Assistant Electoral Officers AEOs, Damboa LGA).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the prevailing electoral violence bedevilling the country to inadequate polling units and population growth.
A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
Veteran juju musician and national award recipient, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has revealed that his mother never believed he could become successful through music.
In light of the recent announcements surrounding the formation of the European Super League, the footballing world has gone into an absolute frenzy. With fans, clubs and domestic football associations all being divided and united on various fronts, there is pure chaos everywhere.
Boxer Tyson Fury is sparring with a convicted killer ahead of his summer showdown with Anthony Joshua.
In a video uploaded to her YouTube channel, the reality star said, “In this part of the world, people believe a man is behind the success of a woman, whether she is married or single. I work hard for everything I own today. When people say a man is behind these things, I find it appalling. However, it does not get to me anymore because what else would one say? It only shows that my success is visible.”
Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward has resigned from his role with UEFA.
As Nigeria continues to grapple with several security challenges, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, has charged officers and ratings to prioritise professionalism and loyalty in discharge of their duties.
Following the intervention of the Bayelsa State government, the dispute between some landlords and the Nigerian Navy at Agudama-Epie community has been peacefully resolved.