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WHO, UNICEF declare end of polio outbreak in Philippines

COVID-19 has killed 180,000 health workers globally – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says between 80,000 and 180,000 health and care workers may have died from Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally between January of...
Heart disease remains leading cause of death in past 20 years – WHO

COVID-19 caused rise in TB deaths for first time in decade...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said deaths from Tuberculosis (TB), one of the top infectious killers in the world, increased for the...
Heart disease remains leading cause of death in past 20 years – WHO

WHO figures reveal 1 in 4 adults don’t exercise enough

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says one in four adults of global population does not exercise enough, calling for better and fairer opportunities for physical...

WHO lauds malaria vaccine for children in sub-Saharan Africa

Eniola Olorundare The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded malaria vaccine developed in Africa by African scientists for children in sub-Saharan Africa. This was in...
WHO, UNICEF declare end of polio outbreak in Philippines

Only 1 in 10 people who need palliative care get it...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that global demand for care for people with life threatening illnesses will continue to grow as populations, age...

Ogun to train 6500 traditional healers, herbalists

Eniola Olorundare The Ogun state government has decided to train no fewer than 6,500 traditional healers and herbalists across the state in a bid to...
COVID-19 3rd leading cause of U.S. deaths after heart disease, cancer

Africa has vaccinated only 2% of its population for COVID...

World Health Organisation (WHO), Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, says Africa with the lowest vaccination coverage at two per cent is unacceptable, calling G20 Health...
COVID-19 cases in Africa increase by 52% — WHO

‘C.1.2’ COVID-19 variant not spreading – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said the new COVID-19 variant which was first detected in South Africa does not appear to be...
Commercial sex worker killed in Yobe

WHO trains community health workers in Yobe on delivering integrated disease...

The World Health Organization (WHO) is to strengthen the capacity of healthcare workers to deliver integrated disease prevention messages in Yobe. Dr Richard...
COVID-19 cases in Africa increase by 52% — WHO

Nigeria, other African countries commit to ending polio – WHO

Nigeria and other African states overseen by the African Regional Office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) are committed to ending all remaining forms...

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