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More than 200 people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) say the Ebola outbreak in DRC remains dangerous and unpredictable.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic lyme disease, and depression, among others, kill no fewer than 41 million people annually across the globe.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says a quarter of the world’s population has tuberculosis infection or some 1.3 billion people, are at risk of developing it during their lifetime.
Five United Nations agencies are set to launch the new edition of “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday said talks are currently ongoing between the Federal Government and the World Health Organisation, WHO, for the conduct of a pilot project to treat all hypertensives in Ogun and Yobe States.
The Ebola virus may be spreading undetected in no-go zones in Congo’s conflicted North Kivu province, World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said Tuesday in Geneva.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised an alarm over millions of people who have viral hepatitis but are unaware or unable to receive treatment.
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) announced that with the ratification of the UK, the necessary number of parties to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products has been reached for its enter into force in 90 days.
The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo remains on an “epidemiological knife-edge” regarding the spread of the deadly Ebola disease, in spite of the quick response by authorities and international partners to the threat, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday over the latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), has arrived Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), to assess the needs of Ebola response teams.
The head of the World Health Organisation says he and Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister have agreed that Ebola vaccines will be shipped "as quickly as possible" as the number of suspected cases in the latest outbreak grows.
About 600,000 people will be given oral cholera vaccine (OCV) in Bauchi State, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
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Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza on Tuesday as Palestinians kept up rocket fire on Israeli territory, in the worst surge of violence since a 2014 war.
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Ogun State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Dimeji Bankole, has reiterated his commitment to tackle unemployment, bad roads and economic complexity in the state, if elected governor in 2019.
A bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed a second reading at the House of Representatives.
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Former Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday alleged that “many voting irregularities” pointed to fraud in this week’s election, heightening fears of a disputed result as counting continued.
Dr. James Dalok, running mate to PDP governorship candidate in Plateau, Sen. Jerry Useni, has said that the retired Army General’s military background was a huge advantage to the troubled north-central state.
Three Democratic incumbents – Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Claire McCaskill in Missouri and Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota – suffered defeat to Republican challengers.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.