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WHO congratulates Congo DRC as Ebola outbreak ends

• calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country   The World Health Organisation (WHO) has congratulated the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and all the

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Update: Nigeria gears up for Ebola

Health Minister Inspects Abuja airport health facilities, says “Don’t panic” Screening of inbound passengers commences at international airports NCDC conveys stakeholders meeting, inaugurates Ebola Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) WHO Regional

Polio: Africa begins synchronised vaccination campaign

Immunisation activities were stepped up  in many states in Nigeria  over the weekend as the country joined twelve other African nations to immunise over 116 million targeted children to tackle

WHO Regional Director visits Nigeria 

The World Health Organisation, Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has arrived Nigeria on a three-day visit. The visit, according to a statement from the Federal Ministry of Health,

Zika virus hits Africa

Just few months after containing the dreaded Ebola virus disease, the World Health Organization, WHO, has announced the presence of another rampaging virus, Zika, on the continent. In a statement

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WHO Africa region holds AGM

Polio, Ebola, Immunisation top agenda  By Deo Akinbo, Abuja The 65th session of the Annual General Meeting  of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa is currently being