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COVID-19: The Alert This Time

In yet a fresh alert, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said its COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre, EOC, is monitoring COVID-19 trends in countries with a “high volume of traffic to and from Nigeria”. The NCDC noted in

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Eid-el-Kabir: NCDC Warn Against Increasing Numbers Of COVID-19

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has on Friday warned religious organisations, community leaders, and Nigerians, in general, to take necessary precautions ahead of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

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5G Network: FG To Deplore Short Lifespan Satellite

Teddy Nwanunobi Ten months after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, approved the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise known as 5G, for the nation, the federal government has approved the migration of C-Band services on NigComSat-1R Satellite, with a seven and a

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WHO Urges African Countries To Secure National Blood Transfusion Services

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel To mark World Blood Donor Day, World Health Organization on Monday Urged African governments and political leaders to prioritize the provision of adequate human and financial resources to secure the future of national blood transfusion services. A blood

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Monkeypox, A Moderate Risk To Global Health – WHO

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel World Health Organization, WHO, said yesterday that Monkeypox outbreak poses a moderate risk at the global level. The global health agency also noted that the sudden and unexpected appearance of the disease in non-endemic countries suggests that there

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WHO Holds ‘Walk The Talk’ Exercise To promote Healthy Lifestyle

By Blessing Otobong-Gabriel, Abuja The World Health Organization Nigeria in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and other partners have staged the third edition of the Walk the Talk: ‘The Health for All Challenge’ to promote solidarity and a

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UNICEF, WHO Warn Against Spread Of Measles

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel, Abuja United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in conjunction with the World Health Organization, WHO, has warned against heightened spread of measles outbreak in the country. Executive Director, UNICEF, Catherine Russell said measles is a dangerous and potentially deadly

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WHO Urges Accelerated Action To Protect Human Health, Combat Climate Crisis

Blessing Bature, Abuja World Health Organization, WHO, has called for accelerated action to protect human health and combat climate crisis at a time of heightened conflict and fragility. Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus said “we need transformative solutions to

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No Country Met Air Quality Standards In 2021 –WHO

Survey of pollution data in 6,475 cities yesterday showed that no country met the World Health Organization’s, WHO, air quality standard in 2021. The survey also showed that smog even rebounded in some regions after a COVID-related dip. WHO recommends

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COVID-19 Vaccine: UNICEF Organises Workshop For Journalists On Demand Creation

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The United Nations Children’s Fund(UNICEF) has organised a workshop for journalists  on ways  to support the Federal Government on COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Nigeria. Speaking during a  Two Day Media Engagement Dialogue on Demand Creation for COVID-19 Vaccine

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