The World Health Organisation, (WHO) said it has increase its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak. This was made known in a statement by the Communication Manager, Collins Boakye-Agyemang, in Abuja. Boakye-Agyemang said that while...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has inaugurated a National Noma Technical Working Committee (TWC) on the prevention, control and policy implementation of the disease. Speaking at the inauguration in Sokoto on Friday, Adewole said Noma is an acute...
Measles outbreaks claimed 72 lives in Europe in 2018, a two-fold increase, compared to 2017, due partly to low vaccination rates among some marginalised groups. A total of 82,596 cases were recorded in 2018, three times more than the year...
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Monday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet its demands. Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, the National Chairman of the union, said this at a warning rally organised by the union in...
The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned that there could be prevalence of climate-induced diseases such as malaria, cerebrospinal meningitis and respiratory diseases in many parts of Nigeria in 2019. NiMet’s forecast, in its 2019 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP), projects...