Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

FLASH| WHO Rates Onitsha as “Most Polluted City” in the World

by Staff Writeron May 13, 2016
Two cities – one in Iran and another in Nigeria – can claim title because WHO measures pollution in two different ways. The new WHO database of worldwide air pollution measures it in two different ways, and as a result two cities – one in Iran and another in Nigeria – can lay claim to […]

WHO Finally Declares Nigeria Polio Free

by Staff Writeron October 26, 2015
The World Health Organization is formally removing Nigeria from the list of polio-endemic countries. As it stands now, The African continent is free of Polio. Nigeria has reported no new cases for 15 months. Nigeria used to record 1,000 polio cases a year which was the highest in the world. Edited by Maxwell Ashiuloka- Abuja We welcome comments that […]

WHO Lauds Mimiko, Picks Mother and Child Hospitals as Research Centres

by Breaking Timeson August 11, 2015
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded Governor Olusegun Mimiko’s maternal health care initiative and chosen Mother and Child Hospitals in Akure and Ondo as research centres for child and maternal health care delivery. This was disclosed by the Head of the Reproductive Health and Research (WHO), Dr. Femi Oladapo made during a courtesy visit […]