Over three million people are reported to have died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, a report released by the World Health Organisation on Friday said.
World Health Organisation
According to the report covering all 183 UN Member countries, including Nigeria, around 56 million children under-five would also die between 2018 and 2030, while newborn babies account for half of the deaths
As of Friday morning, there have been more than 4,000 suspected cases, including 58 confirmed cases and 25 cholera-related deaths, WHO said
The World Health Organisation and the UN Children’s Fund confirmed on Friday, saying they have stepped up community-based efforts to tackle the Ebola disease in the eastern DRC
Some 9.6 million people will die of cancer in 2018, according to a report of the Global Cancer Statistics 2018 released on Wednesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
According to a report“ The State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World, put together by UNICEF, the World Health Organisation, the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the World…
The World Health Organisation says insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life.
The World Health Organisation has reaffirmed its commitment to combat Yellow fever in Nigeria with the support of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.
Chairmen of the 25 local government areas in Niger State have reneged on the World Health Organisation, WHO, agreement reached on the remittance of 15 per cent of their allocation to improve health services across the state.
According to him, by so doing, Nigeria will include natural medicine as a major foreign exchange earner for the country instead of the current trend.
Dr Igbu made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of a workshop on integrated disease surveillance and response on Wednesday in Calabar.
Giwa-Tubosun said at an exhibition of “Innovations on Health Care” on Thursday in Lagos that research showed that HIV infection through poor blood management was that much.
The organisation on its Twitter Handle: @WHONigeria, on Saturday said a month into the outbreak, it has recorded 1,168 cases and 20 deaths in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of the state.
Thomas, who works at the Synapse Services Centre for Psychological Medicine, Lagos, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos.
The strengthened realignment to health priorities and effective responses to over 100 disease outbreaks and humanitarian disasters each year are some of the more important results of the ambitious reform programme, which began in 2015.
Charity Warigon, the WHO Communications Officer, said in a statement in Abuja on Monday that as of May 26, about 434 cases of cholera had been reported in the area, leading to 13 deaths.
Speaking in Geneva at the World Health Assembly, Dr. Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General, who heads Emergency Preparedness and Response, said there were several reasons why the current outbreak – which has claimed 27 lives since it…