Nigeria’s goal is not only to ensure and maintain peace and security within its territory, but having the sole aim to ensure that appropriate security architecture is also mounted throughout the region for peace, development and stability to reign.
The NCDC, via its verified website Sunday morning, said that the additional infections in the country moved up to 253,685 Saturday, indicating there was an increase from the 35 cases recorded the previous day.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Abuja, Smoke-Free Nollywood’s Creative Director, Esther Aghotor, noted that smoking in movies left harmful psychological effects on children.
The Minister of State for Health, Sen. Olorunimbe Mamorah, made this known while speaking to newsmen at a programme in commemoration of the 2022 World NTDs Day Friday in Abuja.
Three weeks ago, we both visited a friend who lost his father on New Year’s Day. The deceased was over 90.
WHO Incident Manager Abdi Mahamud disclosed this to Geneva-based journalists.
NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye’ made the resolve in a statement issued by a resident media consultant to the agency, Olusayo Akintola.
Okafor, a Lecturer at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Umuahia, the Abia State capital Saturday.
The WHO Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, revealed this told newsmen at the agency’s Headquarters in Geneva.
The vaccine, produced by the Serum Institute of India, under licence from Novavax, is now part of the COVAX facility portfolio.
WHO, in a statement on Sunday, said that its experts, researchers in South Africa and around the world are currently conducting studies to better understand Omicron.
South Africa’s Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation said this in a statement it issued on Saturday.
The State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi who disclosed this at a news briefing at the weekend explained that the 360 vaccination sites, comprising the 135 private health facilities and 225 existing public vaccination sites have been earmarked for the mass vaccination campaign.
The award organised by Stop TB Partnership Nigeria in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) USAID, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme among others in Abuja was in honour and recognizion of those who have contributed to the fight against the deadly disease (Tuberculosis).
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.