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WHO hails Nigeria as world’s first nation to use 5-in-1 meningitis vaccine

THE World Health Organisation has disclosed that Nigeria is the first country in the world to roll out a...

FACT-CHECK: Does Nigeria account for 5 per cent COVID-19 deaths in Africa?

BOSS Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) of Nigeria on Thursday, July 23, announced that...
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WHO urges Africa to prepare for COVID-19 as second case enters continent

MATSHIDISO Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has said that Africa's window of opportunity to prepare...

Good health is still a privilege, not a right in Nigeria. Here is why

DIRECTOR  General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his speech during an event in Geneva to...
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More than $2.4 trillion is lost to diseases annually in Africa, WHO says in new report

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that more than 2.4 trillion dollars are lost to the diseases afflicting...

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