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WHO denies excluding Nigeria from global vaccine bid

The World Health Organization (WHO) has debunk media reports that it excluded Nigeria from countries that will receive Covid-19 vaccine in February due to the...

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...

COVID-19 compounds health emergency operations in Northeast— WHO

  The Country representative of World Health Organisation (WHO),  Walter Kazadi Mulombo has said the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded Grade 3 health emergency...

Over 10,000 health workers infected in Africa – WHO

Over 10,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19 in Africa so far. The World Health Organization (WHO) said this on Thursday, at a virtual media briefing. WHO...

COVID-19: 19 vaccines in clinical trials, says WHO

The World Health Organisation says there are 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines currently in clinical trials. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, disclosed...

WHO chief says COVID-19 pandemic still accelerating

The World Health Organization has said the novel coronavirus pandemic is still accelerating, and its effects will be felt for decades WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom...

COVID-19: WHO stops hydroxychloroquine clinical trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has stopped hydroxychloroquine solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. In a tweet published on its verified...

World’s poor live in India, Nigeria and DRC – WHO

43% of the world’s poor people live in three countries, including India, with 24%, Nigeria with 12% and the Democratic Republic of Congo with 7%. The World Bank said...

WHO resumes trials of hydroxychroloquine

The World Health Organization has resumed clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine, as it searches for potential coronavirus treatments. On May 25th, the WHO had...