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    Metro Suicide Prevention Is Everybody’s Business – Thisdaylive

    The World Mental Health Day is marked annually on October 10 to raise awareness about mental health issues with a specific theme each year. The theme for this year is Suicide Prevention. Suicide is a global public health challenge. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that … Read...
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    Entertainment 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Suffered Domestic Violence (Photos) – Nairaland

    According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in every three women experience some sort of violence domestic or sexual. In Nigeria, there has been a rise in cases of domestic violence among couples and celebrities are becoming victims.... via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2V5QXzE Get...
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    World One person commits suicide every 40 seconds, says WHO – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released frightening statistics on suicide rates worldwide, saying at least one person dies every 40 seconds from suicide. Each year, about 800,000 people die to suicide, WHO reports, with suicide being the … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    General Health What every mother should know about breastfeeding – The Guardian Nigeria News

    World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Being a mother is usually a … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News https://ift.tt/2ZysaEW
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    Metro Tobacco: Over 165,000 Nigerian Children Die At 5 Years – WHO – Leadership Newspaper

    As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said over 165, 000 children die at the age of five to infection caused by tobacco across the country. This was made known by the … Read more via Leadership Newspaper –...
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    General Health 6 Ways To Reduce Your Risk Of Dementia, According To A New Report – mindbodygreen

    The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 50 million people worldwide have dementia. Dementia is a condition characterized by difficulty with memory, thinking, and doing everyday daily activities.... Read more via mindbodygreen http://bit.ly/2LK1K1t
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    World Ebola Death Toll In DRC Passes 750: WHO – Channels Television

    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 750 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday, ahead of a key review on the severity of the epidemic. WHO’s latest toll for the outbreak declared in eastern DRC last August came … Read more via...
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    World Uganda starts Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers – Plus TV Africa

    Uganda on Wednesday started Ebola vaccinations for frontline health workers in the infected areas with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, a WHO country representative in Uganda, told newsmen that the operation kicked off in Uganda’s western district of...
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    World AP Explains: Why Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is worrying – Yahoo News

    The World Health Organization has announced that Congo’s latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is not yet considered a global health emergency. Some aid groups expressed alarm when the rate of new cases more than doubled this month. With … Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News &...
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    World U.N. Agencies Urge an End to ‘Virginity Tests’ Performed in at Least 20 Countries – Time

    (GENEVA) — U.N. agencies are calling for an end to the practice in some countries of determining whether a girl or woman is a virgin through gynecological tests. The World Health Organization, U.N. Women and the U.N. Human Rights office say the “medically unnecessary” tests have been...
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    Metro Tuberculosis: Nigeria Ranks Among 14 High Burden Countries – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria is said to be among the 14 high burden countries for Tuberculosis (TB), TB/HIV and multi-drug resistant TB and has also been ranked seventh among the 30 high TB burden countries in the world and second in Africa. According to the WHO, this has been … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro Flooding, new cancer machine, other major health stories last week – Premium Times Nigeria

    These are some of the reports in the health sector published last week: Flood Disaster: WHO steps up disease prevention efforts In a bid to prevent disastrous epidemics, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is stepping up efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic …...
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    Metro Harmful use of alcohol killed over 3 million people – WHO – Punch Newspapers

    The World Health Organisation has said that more than 3 million people died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016. WHO said the total number represents one in 20 deaths, of which more than three quarters... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2O5EVp0 Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro A swarm of mutant mosquitoes are out to eradicate malaria – WIRED

    Over the next year in the village of Bana, Burkina Faso, a group of scientists will set loose up to 10,000 mosquitoes sprinkled with fluorescent dust. The sterile, male swarm will represent the first ever release of a genetically modified, malaria carrying mosquito species.... Read more via...
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    Metro 2,000 Lagos residents benefit from diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis – Naija.ng News

    The World Hepatitis Day is marked and held annually on July 28. Awareness has been raised overtime on.... Read more via Naija.ng News – https://ift.tt/2mUGtD4 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Millions of people unknowingly infected with hepatitis – WHO – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised an alarm over millions of people who have viral hepatitis but are unaware or unable to... Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2K4bRrN Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Measles remains one of the leading causes of death among children —Experts – Tribune

    Nigeria has every reason to be concerned as measles return with vengeance in northern Nigeria and other parts of the world especially in Europe. Little wonder that, measles vaccination was... Read more via Tribune – https://ift.tt/2v0wvEP Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigeria needs 10 times more health workers to achieve universal health coverage – Premium Times Newspaper

    Nigeria needs to produce an estimated 450,000 health workers yearly in the next ten years to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Senior Technical Advisor for.... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2O4vCCP Get More...
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    Metro WHO says adults require less than 5g of salt daily – Premium Times Newspaper

    The World Health Organisation (WHO), has recommended that every adult should consume less than five grammes of salt or less than one teaspoon daily to maintain a.... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2ueEi0r Get More Nigeria Metro News