Tag: WHO

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Ado AminuDecember 1, 2021

WHO warns against Omicron travel bans as nations shut borders | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: WHO warns against Omicron travel ...

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Ado AminuOctober 22, 2021

WHO vows cultural overhaul after Ebola sexual abuse scandal | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: WHO vows cultural overhaul after ...

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Ado AminuOctober 6, 2021

WHO backs rollout of world’s first malaria vaccine for children in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: WHO backs rollout of world’s ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 28, 2021

Probe finds 80 alleged sex abuse cases linked to WHO’s DRC work | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: France hits back at claim ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 10, 2021

#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: Attempted suicide is still a crime in Nigeria when our hope lies in its decriminalisation

‘Suicide is not an option.’ Reads a very colourful sign at the entrances of a Non-Governmental Organisation in Kaduna, whose ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 1, 2021

DaBaby alludes to cancellation on remake of Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 big stories you must have missed out on: WMO published its new ...

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Ado AminuAugust 18, 2021

Masari to Katsina residents: Arm yourselves against bandits; Niger declares national mourning after killing of 37 people | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Arm yourselves against bandits, Masari tells Katsina residents ...

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Ado AminuAugust 6, 2021

WHO: Africa records 6,400 COVID-19 deaths in one week, UN to support gender mainstreaming in Government Ministries | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss. Africa Covid chief John Nkengasong says vaccine saved ...

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Ado AminuMarch 30, 2021

Suicide is on the rise and all we have is a mindless political leadership

How do you convince a government to declare a state of emergency on the increasing rate of suicide? Specifically, how ...

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Michael IsaacJune 17, 2020

Dexamethasone: All we know about the new COVID-19 ‘breakthrough drug’

As world leaders are invested in finding a vaccine for the coronavirus that has shaken the world to its core, ...

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EditorMarch 5, 2020

Ebola is finally history for the Democratic Republic of Congo

In the mass hysteria of the Coronavirus and the West’s confusion as to how the virus has not infiltrated Africa ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 22, 2019

As of today, Nigeria is finally polio free

It has taken Nigeria a long, long time, but finally, we are Polio free. It has taken 30 years of ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 18, 2019

The Big 5: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria; WHO declares Ebola international health concern | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Senate confirms Muhammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria The Senate has ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

There’s an outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo and we should all be concerned

There’s an ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has led to 1,400 deaths so far. ...

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Bernard DayoMay 28, 2019

World Health Organisation (WHO) removes transgender from list of mental disorders and we stan

The World Health Organization has officially decided to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill. Given the decision of Kenya’s ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 25, 2018

Nigeria’s life expectancy rankings should make you very worried

Beginning from 2018, a male child given birth to in Nigeria is expected to live for an approximated 54.7 years ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 13, 2018

The Big 5: WHO says Nigeria, other African countries at risk of Ebola; Fayemi picks APC ticket for Ekiti governorship election and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

With one doctor to 6000 patients, Nigeria is officially experiencing a health crisis

On this blog, between September 2017 till date we’ve called the attention of the Federal government of Nigeria to the ...

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ToluDecember 8, 2017

Over 200 secondary school students attend Aimcare NG’s The Hygiene For Every Child Campaign

On Friday, 1st of December 2017, Aimcare NG hosted a hygiene symposium for students in public schools in Lagos State. ...

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SponsorDecember 7, 2017

Reckitt Benckiser, Save The Children collaborate with Lagos State Govt to flag off Rotavirus vaccine administration

For the first time in the history of the Nigerian health system, children less than five years will receive rotavirus ...

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SponsorNovember 27, 2017

Harpic partners Lagos State Ministry of Environment in commemoration of World Toilet Day

Harpic, Nigeria’s No. 1 toilet cleaning brand from Reckitt Benckiser the market leader in health, hygiene and home care products ...

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EditorNovember 7, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Obese children are Africa’s silent epidemic, what are we doing about it?

The world health Organization in its recent global nutrition report states that a quarter of the world’s 41 million overweight ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] WHO to Nigeria: Stop killing 236,000 children annually

A recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO) which has revealed that Nigeria is losing 236,000 children annually to ...

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RoqeebahAugust 9, 2017

2 people have died and 4 quarantined | How is this Lassa fever spread?

Yesterday, two people were reported to have lost their lives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where they were being ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 16, 2017

Ebola: Do not panic, Health Minister assures Nigerians

On May 12, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the World Health Organization of ...

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AzeezMay 15, 2017

Ebola: FG increases screening at major airports

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has deployed additional personnel, thermal scanners and sanitisers to Lagos and Abuja airports in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

BREAKING: Ebola returns – WHO

by Omoleye Omoruyi The deadly disease that took the lives of many in Nigeria and some other African countries is ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

Meningitis outbreak: FG to hold emergency meeting with WHO

by Dolapo Adelana Following the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis in five States, the Federal Government has summoned an emergency meeting between ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

BLOOD MONEY I: Did President Buhari lie about the cleanup of Ogoniland?

Last month, YNaija.com launched its Monthly Citizenship Dispatches, which explores in detail, the lives and realities of Nigerian citizens across ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 29, 2016

Cholera: Does Ambode need to impose one more sanitation day on Lagosians?

Ebola came and we conquered. So it is surprising that a country that could manage the crisis of such an ...

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