Thursday, August 18, 2022

World Health Organisation

August 6, 2022

Indonesia to produce 35 million vaccine doses to combat foot-and-mouth disease

More than 20 provinces in Indonesia are hit by the foot-and-mouth disease.

Foot-mouth disease
August 5, 2022

U.S. declares monkeypox outbreak public health emergency

The United States has declared a state of public health emergency over the monkeypox outbreak

July 27, 2022

WHO to support implementation of National Health Insurance Act

Signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Act aims to empower the NHIA to provide health insurance for all Nigerians through a mandatory mechanism.

July 26, 2022

Eight monkeypox cases confirmed in Edo

The state’s health ministry urged residents to observe safety measures to reduce the spread of the virus and other infectious diseases in the state.

July 21, 2022

WHO convenes emergency meeting as Monkeypox cases surpass 14,000

Mr Ghebreyesus revealed that six countries reported their first cases last week and that the vast majority continued to be among men who had sex with men.

July 19, 2022

WHO, CEPI to help Nigeria develop Lassa fever vaccine: FG

The federal government says it is engaging with the WHO and the CEPI to develop new therapeutics and a vaccine for Lassa fever.

Osaghie Ehanire/WHO
July 13, 2022

WHO urges scientists to develop more vaccines to ‘silent pandemic’

This silent pandemic is a major growing public health concern, according to the WHO.

July 8, 2022

Marburg Virus: WHO mobilises experts as Ghana prepares for possible outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says preliminary findings of two Marburg virus cases have prompted Ghana to prepare for a potential outbreak of the disease and has mobilised health experts to support

July 4, 2022

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo over

Between 2014 and 2016, the largest-ever outbreak of the disease took place in West Africa, with more than 11,000 deaths.

World Health Organisation and Ebola patient in DRC
June 22, 2022

New app to prevent skin cancer launched

“This app combines meteorological, environmental and health expertise to help protect people from the sun both at work and in their leisure.”

SunSmart Global UV App