Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself From This Deadly Disease

by Chuks Azotanion February 3, 2020
The coronavirus, which was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December has found its way into more than 24 countries. While many countries, especially those in Africa, are yet to report any confirmed case, there have been scares of the disease in Nigeria. The World Health Organisation (WHO) have advised countries to heighten their health […]

Coronavirus is declared an international health emergency by the World Health Organisation

by Chuks Azotanion January 31, 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared an international public health emergency over the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.  The announcement was made on Thursday after a meeting between Health experts and the WHO emergency committee in Geneva. Speaking to reporters, WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: ‘The main reason for this declaration is […]

Nigeria Marks a Major Milestone – 3 Years Without Polio

by Breaking Timeson August 21, 2019
Nigeria has made remarkable progress against polio. The World Health Organization has certified Nigeria polio-free. It’s been three years since any cases of polio have been detected since August 21, 2016. Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, said “there is no doubt that three years without a case of […]