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October 19, 2022

World Health Summit: Leaders pledge $2.6 billion to end polio

The funds will support global efforts to overcome the final hurdles to polio eradication.

Polio immunisation vaccine
June 11, 2022

I cheated death four times during my 41-day trip, says London-to-Lagos biker Kunle Adeyanju

A member of Rotary Club International, biker Kunle Adeyanju said that the adventure was tortuous and risky.

Nigerian Biker, Kunle Adeyanju
May 15, 2022

Jigawa govt targets 1.7 million children for polio immunisation

Officials said the exercise was being conducted simultaneously in all 27 local government areas of state.

Polio immunisation vaccine
May 7, 2022

Cardiovascular Diseases: Enugu govt calls for sustained advocacy against trans-fatty acids

Trans-fatty acids, also called trans-unsaturated fatty acids, are a type of unsaturated fat that naturally occurs in small amounts in meat and milk fat.

May 4, 2022

Polio: Edo to vaccinate children on May 7

The Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA) has moved the second round of oral polio vaccination for children to May 7.

Polio immunisation vaccine
April 5, 2022

Israel launches vaccine drive after logging several cases of polio

Israel began vaccination against the polio virus in 1957. Before March, the last case registered was in 1988.

Polio patients
January 17, 2022

Kaduna govt immunises 2.6 million children against polio

The exercise, which took place from January 10 to January 17, was conducted in all the 23 state LGAs.

Children suffering from polio used to illustrate the story
January 15, 2022

Jigawa govt vaccinates 1.7 million children against polio

The exercise was conducted simultaneously across the 27 local government areas of the state between January 1 and January 5.

Polio immunisation vaccine
August 28, 2021

100 million African children vaccinated against polio in one year: WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic had threatened the success of polio vaccination on the continent.

Children suffering from polio used to illustrate the story
August 14, 2021

Polio virus resurfaces in Adamawa, one case detected: Official

Experts say the resurgence of the Polio virus is a threat to healthcare services in Adamawa and the North East in general.