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An interview with Barrister Davidson Oturu The COVID-19 pandemic is one major global health challenge that cannot be forgotten in a hurry. When COVID-19 broke in 2019, not many could foresee the amount of disruption


According to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund, (UNICEF) at least 14.5 million Nigerians were facing acute food insecurity, which was attributed to persisting insecurity and the overbearing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, (NIPRD), Dr. Obi Adigwe says the Institute remains committed to ensuring that African pharmaceutical products compete effectively with products from Asia, Europe and


A recent World Health Organisation (WHO) has shown that says a serious shortage of health workers in Africa is undermining access to and provision of health services even though countries in the region have made

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared the end of the Ebola outbreak that erupted less than three months ago in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur Province in the northwest. A statement from the


With three African countries having no previous history of human monkeypox transmission reporting cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it is working with national health authorities in the region to bolster surveillance and laboratory

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended tobacco control advocates in Niagara for the different roles they played in the global efforts to combat the adverse effects of tobacco usage Speaking at the world  ‘No


The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has called on state governments, traditional leaders and partners to ensure maximum visibility, prioritise adaptation and adoption, as well as advocate and promote implementation of the Revised National

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The Federal Government of Nigeria On Tuesday announced it’s implementing a new three year tobacco tax regime, beginning from June 2022, to terminate in 2014 The Minister of State for Health, Senator Oloruninmbe Mamora stated

Dr. Mwele Malecela

The World Health Organization, (WHO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, (BMGF) have announced plans to set up a mentorship programme for African women working in neglected tropical diseases programmes in honour of late