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COVID-19 deaths in African region to fall by nearly 94% in 2022 – WHO analysis

COVID-19 deaths in the African region are expected to decline by almost 94% in 2022, compared with 2021 which was the pandemic’s most lethal year, a new modelling by World

International Women’s Day: Climate change damaging women’s health – WHO Regional Director for Africa

 As the world marks the International women’s Day today, the WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti said the increasing incidence of extreme weather conditions is impacting negatively on

Africa Records 1.1 Million New Cancer Cases, 700,000 Deaths Annually – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Africa records about 1.1 million new cases of cancer every year resulting in 700,000 deaths. This was disclosed in a message to commemorate this

West Africa Covid-19 deaths surge amid Ebola and other outbreaks

West Africa has recorded its highest number of COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began as several countries grapple with outbreaks of cholera, Ebola Virus Disease and Marburg Virus Disease that

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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

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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,