Mr Akanbi Abdulbaqi, the president of the group, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin that the club is established to promote peace and development in Nigeria.
WHO’s 2021 Global TB report highlighted how years of global progress in tackling the disease had been “reversed” since the pandemic overwhelmed health care systems in 2020, preventing vulnerable people from seeking help.
The WHO puts the number of all infections on the continent at 59 million, over seven times more than the eight million reported cases.
For the past seven decades, the cells of Lacks, who died of cervical cancer, have saved countless lives.
We appreciate Nigeria’s leadership in the region, standing up for the integrity of democratic nations in West Africa. Nigeria was among the first to condemn the recent coup in Guinea, regularly recognizes the need for presidential term limits, and supports its best and brightest to serve in the highest ranks of international organizations – most recently demonstrated by Chikwe Ihekweazu’s recent appointment to Assistant Director-General at the World Health Organization.
The WHO announced the appointment of Tomori, a former vice chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, in a statement on Wednesday.
The decision to investigate the allegation against the Ghanaian authorities was an outcome of a motion, following numerous allegations and complaints made by Nigerian travellers isolated at Ghanaian isolation facilities.
The Envoy said in a statement in Lagos on Saturday that the vaccines administered in the country were recognised by the UK Government.
Such spending on infrastructural development would not only help position the States to become major industrial hubs, but also yield multiplier economic benefits, while at the same time attracting more investors from around the world, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, gave detailed explanation on how the State Government had expanded access to vaccines since the vaccination programme began in March and the state’s projection to protect its residents and environment.
In its weekly epidemiological update, published on Tuesday, WHO warned that the variant was becoming increasingly prevalent in Colombia and Ecuador and had shown signs of possible resistance to vaccines.
The vaccines will be allocated and distributed by the initiative known as the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and the COVAX global vaccine initiative.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its daily report.
The Centre made the announcement on its verified website on Saturday morning in an update on the pandemic.
Speaking at the opening session of a one-day meeting on improving primary healthcare delivery attended by Commissioners of Health and Executive Secretaries of the Primary Healthcare Development Agencies (PHCDAs) from 22 states governed by All Progressives Congress (APC), the Governor said more attention ought to go into primary healthcare because of its significance for the society.
The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, disclosed this in Abuja when he featured on FORUM, a special News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) interview programme.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Ali Inname, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Sokoto on Sunday while giving an update on the gastroenteritis epidemic ravaging the state.
Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Prof. Abdullahi Isa, disclosed this during the official flag off of first Round Outbreak Response immunisation on Saturday in Yola.
China ranks first in the world in terms of vaccines offered to the international community.
The Chairman of the committee, Boss Mustapha, made the call in a statement in Abuja on Friday.