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2 billion people suffer malnutrition annually, says UN

    2 billion people suffer malnutrition annually, says UN

No fewer than two billion people — representing one in three people on the planet — suffer some form of malnutrition, José da Silva, director-general of the UN Food and Agriculture

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WHO secures $15m funds for Africa pilots of world’s first malaria vaccine

    WHO secures $15m funds for Africa pilots of world’s first malaria vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has secured 15 million dollars funding for phase one of pilot deployments of the world’s first malaria vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa. Pedro Alonso,

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Nigeria is ‘100% in line’ with Tobacco regulations

    Nigeria is ‘100% in line’ with Tobacco regulations

Christiana Ukoli, a professor and leader of Nigeria’s delegation at the on-going World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, says Nigeria is 100% compliant with the WHO conventions

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20% of women who do CS in Africa get an infection… have them bath before surgery

    20% of women who do CS in Africa get an infection… have them bath before surgery

Up to 20 per cent of women who undergo cesarean section get an infection compromising their health and ability to take care of their newborn, Who says in in a new

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WHO confirms third polio case in Nigeria

  WHO confirms third polio case in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed a third case of polio in Nigeria. Aminu Muhammad, Rotary Club’s field coordinator,

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ALERT: Urgent health problems in 15 Borno LGs

  ALERT: Urgent health problems in 15 Borno LGs

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are “urgent health problems” in 15 local government areas of Borno state which were formerly

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OOPS! Nigeria records fresh cases of polio – the first in 24 months

  OOPS! Nigeria records fresh cases of polio – the first in 24 months

Nigeria’s ministry of health has confirmed two fresh cases of wild polio virus, few weeks after celebrating two years without

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Nigeria’s low breastfeeding record contributes to economic stunting

  Nigeria’s low breastfeeding record contributes to economic stunting

Only 25 per cent of Nigerian babies are exclusively breastfed as compared to Ghana’s 63 per cent exclusively breastfed babies.

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How antibiotics are killing you slowly

  How antibiotics are killing you slowly

So you go to the hospital for this really terrible recurring sore throat infection. And your doctor sends you for

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Lassa fever update: 273 cases of lassa fever, 149 deaths in Nigeria

  Lassa fever update: 273 cases of lassa fever, 149 deaths in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria, between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, has been notified of 273 cases

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