Tag: World Health Organization

AzeezAugust 13, 2016

5 takeaways from the recent discovery of polio virus in Borno

There were reports on Thursday that the Federal Government had discovered an outbreak of Wild Polio Virus in Borno State. ...

Isime EseneJune 24, 2016

Adamu Mustapha: Enhancing economic development through water supply – Zamfara State as a case study

by Adamu Mustapha From time immemorial, philosophers and scientists have linked development to the presence of safe and clean drinking water. ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 22, 2014

Nigeria records rare achievement as @WHO acknowledges that we have halted #Ebola

by Kolapo Olapoju According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria and Senegal have managed to stop the spread of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

#Ebola: World Health Organization warns of booming blood black market

by Chidi Okoye The World Health Organization has raised an alarm over the booming blood black market, as infected patients of ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2014

#Ebola: Saudi Arabia bars Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, but allows Nigeria to come for hajj

by Azubuike Azikiwe Saudi Arabia says it has no plans to ban Nigerian pilgrims from attending the annual hajj, despite ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Ebola: Two Nigerians quarantined on arrival in Vietnam [DETAILS]

by David Cyril   Two Nigerians who flew aboard a Qatar Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat ...

David CyrilAugust 19, 2014

#Ebola: 30-year-old Nigerian woman quarantined in Germany

by David Cyril   The German health authorities have quarantined a 30-year-old Nigerian woman who showed symptoms consistent with the deadly ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 14, 2014

#Ebola drug ‘Nano Silver’ on its way to Nigeria [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that Nigeria will receive samples of an experimental drug ...

David CyrilAugust 13, 2014

1000 doses: Canada to donate experimental Ebola vaccine to Africa

by Olowunwa Lawal Canada will donate a small quantity of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed in its government lab to ...

David CyrilAugust 12, 2014

It is ethical to give Ebola victims the experimental drug, says WHO

by David Cyril The World Health Organization has just announced, that it is ethical to give Ebola victims experimental drugs. ...

SolaJuly 31, 2014

Are you arriving Nigeria soon? Airport authorities announce new measures for Ebola

by Olorunwa Lawal   The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has announced that it has started temperature screening passengers arriving from ...

May 29, 2013

“It’s a threat to the entire world”: Deadly new virus kills 24 people as death toll rises [DETAILS]

AP/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, described the MERS virus as a “threat to the ...

August 16, 2012

New toilets: Bill Gates leads innovation in human sanitation

by Doyin Jaiyesimi He revolutionised computers, now he wants to revolutionise toilets. Last year, Bill Gates, through the Bill and ...

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