Health

COVID-19 Vaccine: ECOWAS Parliament Assures Of Availability To Member Countries

The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis has said that a jab of relief awaits every citizen of the member states as inoculations for Covid-19 get underway...

Covid-19: EU Ramps Up Vaccination Support In Africa

The European Commission has moved to scale up its humanitarian engagements in African countries with critical humanitarian needs and fragile health systems. President of...

MMIA Receives Int’l Certificate For A Safe Airport Environment

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos has been honoured with the certificate of accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI) in its...

WHO, UNICEF Worried 130 Countries yet to Access COVID-19 Vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) are concerned over the approach of some countries to the administration of Covid-19...

NHIS, NBA Partner To Provide Health Insurance For Lawyers

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in collaboration with the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) are working out modalities to ensure that legal practitioners across...

2021 World Cancer Day: WHO decries Rapid Increase Of Cancer Cases In Africa

The alarming surge in cancer cases which has more than doubled from 338,000 reported in 2002 to almost 846,000 in 2020 over the past 20 years in the African Region...

WHO Unveils 10-Year Roadmap To Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases

The World Health Organisation has announced its intervention aimed at tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) which thrive in areas where access to quality health...

WHO calls on stakeholders to step up fight against malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that progress in the fight against malaria appears to have stalled. In its annual report on the disease, WHO says the...

TB: Roles Of CSOs For Effective Control Can’t Be Downplayed

Stakeholders in the Health Sector have identified community approach as a necessity for an effective fight against tuberculosis in Nigeria. The call was made during the...

DR Congo declares end to Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an end to its 11th Ebola outbreak; nearly six months after cases were reported. The end of the outbreak in the...