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21 Apr 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and World Health Organisation will ramp up testing of coronavirus in Nigeria.
18 Mar 2020
More than 100 Countries have confirmed cases of Coronavirus globally, this is according to the World Health Organisation, WHO.
14 Mar 2019
Every two minutes globally, a woman dies of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lowest part of the uterus. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Nigerian women.
15 Nov 2018
The World Health Organisation is reporting 320,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria’s north-east may require mental healthcare.
26 Sep 2018
The cholera outbreak in Northeastern Nigeria is a source of concern as Borno and Yobe States alone have recorded well over three thousand cases with 97 deaths. Dr. Clement Peter, Health Emergencies Cluster Coordinator for Nigeria at the World Health Organisation joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to shed some light on the outbreak and ways to contain it.
13 Jul 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified gaming addiction as a mental health disorder. ‘Gaming disorder’ was added to the draft of WHO’s 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
19 Feb 2018
The World Health Organisation (WHO), has released the list of deadly pathogens that have the potential to cause public health emergency.
22 Oct 2017
The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups.

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