Health

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ends

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced an end of the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo six weeks after it was first declared. There...

Safer Medication Practices Could Avert US$ 42 Billion Of Total Health Expenditure Worldwide – WHO

With the unguided practice of self medication having assumed a global dimension, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned of its dire consequences with relation to...

World Patient Safety Day 2022: WHO Looks To Address Healthcare Deaths Resulting From Medication Errors

Worried by the increasing wave of deaths resulting from errors in medications, the World Health Organisation and other critical Stakeholders in the health sector have...

Suicide Prevention Is A Task That Must Be Accomplished – WHO

The World Health Organisation has disclosed that Suicide, the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds, accounts for over 700,000 deaths globally every year...

Nigeria’s monkeypox death toll highest in Africa – WHO

The World Health Organisation has revealed that Nigeria has the highest death toll and confirmed cases of monkeypox in Africa. WHO Regional Director for Africa,...

DR Congo reports new Ebola case in restive east

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new case of Ebola in its violence-wracked east, the country’s health ministry said, just weeks after the end of a...

Ebonyi records first monkeypox case

Ebonyi State government, yesterday, said the state has recorded its first case of monkeypox. Briefing journalists in Abakaliki on the development, the Commissioner for...

2021 MICS-NICS Report: Nigeria Records Reduction In Child Marriage And Mortality

The Nigerian Government has launched the country’s 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and National Immunization Coverage Survey (NICS) report, providing...

FG grants N100bn loan to indigenous Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

The federal government has granted a N100 billion loan to indigenous pharmaceutical manufacturers and healthcare investors to help expand their capital base and boost...

FG expresses fears over inability to meet COVID-19 vaccination target

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the country’s failure to achieve the target set for COVID-19 vaccination, adding that only three states – Nasarawa,...