COVID-19 Omicron Cases ‘Drop Significantly’ In Africa Despite Low Vaccination – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has disclosed that cases of COVID-19 have reduced drastically in Africa despite the domination of the Omicron Variant fourth wave of the virus. The United Nations,…

Vaccines reduce Covid transmission by 40%: WHO

Covid vaccines reduce transmission of the dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent, the WHO said Wednesday, warning that people were falling into a false sense of security. The World…

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sole candidate for WHO chief

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the sole candidate for the WHO leadership when his current term expires, the WHO announced Friday. The 56-year-old Ethiopian former health and…

WHO recommends groundbreaking malaria vaccine for children at risk

Historic RTS,S/AS01 recommendation can reinvigorate the fight against malaria The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and…

WHO announces 3 new drugs for COVID-19 clinical trials

Three new candidate drugs are being tested in the latest phase of global Solidarity clinical trials to find effective treatments against COVID-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday.…

Guidelines to be observed when you want baby

Recently at a World Health Organisation conference of experts on infertility, the following points were underscored. Firstly, the United Nations General Assembly has concluded that wanting a baby is a…

Nigeria has a mental health problem

1 in 4 Nigerians – 50 million people suffering from form of mental illness The Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria is one of only a half-dozen psychiatric centres in…