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WHO declares monkey pox as public health emergency concern

Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization (WHO), has declared the monkey pox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. The experts reviewed the situation at an emergency committee meeting two days earlier before the decision was announced. The  WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said  there were complexities and uncertainties …

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Climate change is the biggest threat facing humanity- WHO

  Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization (WHO)  has said that climate change is a health crisis and also the biggest threat facing humanity. The Deputy Country Representative in Nigeria, Alexander Chimbaru stated this while briefing Journalist on the sideline of the World Health Day celebration in Abuja. According to …

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NAFDAC set to start production of vaccines in Nigeria

Bukola Afeni The National Agency for Food Drug and Administration Control(NAFDAC) said Nigeria would soon start the production of vaccines in the country. While stating that the body is now certified on the maturity level 3 regulatory agency. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye stated this at a press …

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WHO, UNICEF calls on government to end exploitative formular milk marketing

Bukola Afeni WHO, UNICEF and partners are calling on governments, health workers, and the baby food industry to end exploitative formula milk marketing and fully implement and abide by the Code requirements. The code includes Passing, monitoring and enforcing laws to prevent the promotion of formula milk, in line with the International Code, including …

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WHO commends Health Journalists for creating awareness on COVID-19

Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization(WHO) has commended the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ) for creating awareness amongst Nigerians regarding COVID-19. The  WHO Communications Officer Charity Warigon made the disclosure at a two day conference in Nasarawa state.  According to her, media  professionals  rose up to the occasion by educating, …

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WHO renews commitment to improve the health sector

Bukola Afeni The World Health Organisation has renewed its commitment to support the health sector towards improving maternal and child health, and strengthening immunization and revitalization of Primary Healthcare system in the country The WHO Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Kazadi Mulombo, made the disclosure while speaking in Abuja at …

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Investing in Cervical cancer will generate economic return- WHO

Bukola Afeni WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, have stated that investing in the interventions to eliminate cervical target can generate substantial economic and societal returns at the long run. He made the disclosure as the health body launched the global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer. According to …

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Nigeria Government begins Yellow Fever vaccination

Bukola Afeni The Government of Nigeria, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), CDC, and Gavi, and the Vaccine Alliance will safely relaunch an accelerated series of mass preventive vaccination campaigns to protect almost 30 million Nigerians against Yellow Fever. The accelerated yellow fever campaign phase 4 will target …

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WHO seeks synergy among countries in curbing the spread of Coronavirus

The World Health Organization is calling for synergy among countries to avert the further spread of the novel Coronavirus. While stating that at least 20 African countries will get diagnostic kits for proper and effective detection of Coronavirus.  The WHO Technical Officer, Health Emergencies, Dhamari Naidoo, made the disclosure at …

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