Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

Nigeria Backs WHO And Its Head, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Amid Attacks By US President Trump

by Seun Adeuyion April 9, 2020
The Nigeria Regime has backed World Health Organization (WHO) and its head, Ethiopian Tredro Adhanom Ghebreyesus amid attacks by United States President, Donald Trump. The regime in a tweet via its official Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, said: “The Government of Nigeria fully supports @WHO and its Director General @DrTedros. We are grateful for the leadership and […]

WHO to trace 103 travellers on flight with Italian man who tested positive for coronavirus in Nigeria

by Chuks Azotanion March 4, 2020
The World Health Organization has been enlisted by the Nigerian government to initiate a search to identify 103 out of the 158 passengers that flew into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos with the Italian man who tested positive for coronavirus in Nigeria.  This came after the Lagos State Government revealed how difficult it was tracing the […]

Coronavirus: WHO Confirms UN Has Released $15m to Vulnerable Countries

by Chuks Azotanion March 2, 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the United Nations has released 15 million dollars emergency funds to help vulnerable countries fight coronavirus (COVID-19) The Director-General, WHO, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, disclosed this on the agency’s twitter handle, @WHO, Monday. Ghebreyesus said that the potential spread of COVID-19 to countries with weaker health system was one of […]

Help Nigeria end Tuberculosis — Lawan Begs WHO

by Seun Adeuyion February 27, 2020
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has appealed to the United Nations, World Health Organisation (WHO) to help Nigeria end tuberculosis. In a statement issued by his Special Assistant (Press)  Ezrel Tabiowo, the Senate President said the National Assembly has been supporting investments in the nation’s health sector. Lawan who noted that the nation is ranked first […]

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 […]