Tag: world health organisation

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 10, 2018

The Big 5: Northern Elders Forum says ‘June 12 declaration’ not enough, W.H.O warns of possible cholera spread and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has expressed reservations on President Buhari’s ...

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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Activism Blog] WHO warns of rising child obesity, says rich and poor countries affected

The World Health Organisation (a UN health agency), has stated that an estimated 41 million children under five, worldwide are ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 9, 2016

#IAmRedee Giveaways: Get Redee to win amazing prizes with Redcare HMO

Redcare HMO, Nigeria’s fastest growing HMO and preferred provider of health insurance solutions, has unveiled an exciting social media competition ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 27, 2015

Opinion: We need a new strategy to effectively fight malaria

by Jibrin Ibrahim Even if everybody in Nigeria uses treated nets of high quality, the mosquitoes will get us on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

Meet the man who tamed Nigeria’s most lawless city – @TundeFashola profiled by UK’s @Telegraph

by Jewel Stephen Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola has been profiled by UK news platform, ‘The Telegraph’, over his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

WHO to commence Ebola drug trials in West Africa

by Chidi Okoye The head of Health Information of the World Health Organisation, Marie Paule Kieny, has revealed that Ebola ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

Analysis: Nigeria has been #Ebola free for an hour! How did we get here?

by Kolapo Olapoju   As of the designated time of 0900 local time, Nigeria was officially deemed Ebola free by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

Nigeria and Senegal to know #Ebola status soon – @WHO

by Kolapo Olapoju Senegal will be declared free of the Ebola virus disease on Friday 17 October, while Nigeria, having passed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Sex could keep #Ebola alive – World Health Organisation warns survivors

by Kolapo Olapoju The World Health Organisation says sexual intercourse could keep the Ebola epidemic alive, as the disease could ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2014

Blame Lord Lugard for the problems and challenges facing Nigeria – Walter Carrington

by Kolapo Olapoju A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, has stated that the problems and enormous challenges ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2014

WMD 2014: Mortein Concludes Anti Malaria Campaign in Nigeria, Reaches 50,000 Mothers

by Jewel Stephen   Leading insecticide brand from the stable of Reckitt Benckiser, Mortein has successfully concluded its post-2014 World ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 28, 2014

“She quarantined herself” – Deputy health minister does the needful after assistant dies from Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju Liberia’s deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Bernice Dahn, has voluntarily placed herself under quarantine for ...

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YEditorSeptember 25, 2014

Our health sector climbs higher: Nigeria exits the polio club

by Laila Ibrahim The World Health Organization has commended Nigeria for its successful containment of the deadly Ebola virus and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Ebola gets a special envoy: United Nations’ boss appoints David Nabarro

by Kolapo Olapoju Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nation’s Secretary General has appointed David Nabarro as the Special Envoy for Ebola, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

LOL! This is why Nigeria has been so successful at containing the Ebola virus

by Kolapo Olapoju It is no longer news that the World Health organisation has commended Nigeria for halting the spread ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 24, 2014

It won’t stop! Ebola cases in Africa could be 1.4million by 2015

by Mayowa Aboah Although Nigeria may have succeeded in halting the threat of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the spread ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

“Soap Bucket Challenge” || Ebola activists emulate the ALS campaign (VIDEO)

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the popularity and widespread impact of the ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’, Ivorians have followed suit by ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Ebola digs in…

by Mayowa Aboah The World Health Organisation has reported that the cases of Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 6, 2014

Simple blood transfusion could cure Ebola

by Emma Chidiogo The Ebola Virus is known to be one of the world’s deadliest virii with over 1900 cases of ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 6, 2014

Why Nigeria is winning its fight against Ebola

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Everyone panicked when the first Ebola case in the country was reported in July, and people thought ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 4, 2014

Guess how many BILLIONS they say we need to fight Ebola (READ)

by Mayowa Aboah A report by the World Health organisation (WHO) has revealed that the death toll of Ebola Virus ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 26, 2014

Japan offers to provide Ebola drug to victims of the virus

by Kolapo Olapoju   Japan has offered to provide anti-influenza drug as treatment for victims of the Ebola virus disease. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

#Ebola: World Health Organisation staff gets infected with Ebola virus disease

by Kolapo Olapoju   The World health Organisation has disclosed that one of its health officials has contracted the Ebola ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

Zmapp didn’t cure me, God did! Dr. Brantly, American Ebola survivor declares

by Azubuike Azikiwe Kent Brantly, the American doctor who got infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia has ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

#Ebola: These nations have banned travellers from Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the Ebola outbreak in the sub-region of West Africa, some countries have began to ward off ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: The virus can be stopped in Nigeria – World Health Organisation

by Kolapo Olapoju The World Health Organisation, says the Ebola situation in Nigeria looks reassuring and the spread of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

World Health Organisation says it is safe travel to Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe The World Health Organisation (WHO) says travelling to Ebola-affected countries is safe and the risk is at ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Ebola: Nigerian woman quarantined in Uganda [DETAILS]

by Olorunwa Lawal Ugandan health officials have placed a female Nigerian passenger with Ebola virus disease-like symptoms in an isolation ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 18, 2014

#Ebola outbreak: Human rights boss is very angry with the NBA

by Aubuike Azikiwe   The Chairman of National Human rights commission, Dr Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, has implored the Nigerian Bar ...

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YEditorAugust 15, 2014

It’s official – We’ve been kicked out of the Youth Olympics, because of Ebola

by Olorunwa Lawal The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned athletes from west African countries affected by the deadly Ebola ...

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