More nations back calls to make tobacco industry accountable for hazards

CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) in several countries have asked the delegates to the ongoing World Health Organisation's (WHO) biennial...

Global cancer cases to rise above 35m in 2050, WHO warns

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that cancer cases will rise to 35 million by 2050. According to the...
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Israel-Hamas war: Over 118 medical facilities attacked – WHO

MORE than 550 attacks have been launched on hospitals and other medical infrastructure by the war between Hamas and...

WHO declares noma as neglected tropical disease

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has declared noma, an ailment of the mouth and face, a neglected tropical disease...
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Four of 15 deadliest antibiotic-resistant pathogens in Nigeria – NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has revealed that four of the 15 priority antibiotic-resistant pathogens...

Nigeria facing second wave of diphtheria outbreak – WHO

NIGERIA is facing a second wave of diphtheria outbreak, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. This follows the first...
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