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  1. Nigeria World News

    World World Health Organization blasts 13 ‘dangerous’ coronavirus myths about how to beat virus – The Scottish Sun

    WORLD health chiefs are cracking down on "dangerous" myths circulating as the deadly coronavirus outbreak continues it's spread. Popular apps and social media platforms have become swamped with unverified information about.... Read more via The Scottish Sun – Get more...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro China’s coronavirus deaths surpass 900 – P.M. News

    The death toll from the novel coronavirus surged past 900 in mainland China on Monday, overtaking global fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, even as the World Health Organization said the outbreak appeared to be stabilising. With 91 more people dying in Hubei, the … Read more via P.M...
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    World Coronavirus: China awaits US health experts as death toll hits 414 – P.M. News

    Chinese security men in Beijing China has agreed to allow U.S. health experts into the country as part of a World Health Organization (WHO) effort to help fight the fast-spreading coronavirus, as the number of cases and mounted and deaths hit 414. In central China’s Hubei province, epicenter …...
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    Metro Coronavirus: WHO Lists Nigeria, 12 Others As Top-Risk African Nations – Nairaland

    The World Health Organisation has identified 13 high- risk African countries for coronavirus . They are Algeria, Angola , Ivory Coast , DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana , Kenya , Mauritius , Nigeria , South Africa, Tanzania , Uganda , and Zambia .... Read more via Nairaland –...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Why I increase 2020 health budget – Wike – P.M. News

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
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    Metro 42% of women in Nigeria, others suffer abuse, stigma during childbirth – The Guardian Nigeria News

    No fewer than 42 per cent of women in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria, suffer physical or verbal abuse, stigma or discrimination during childbirth. According to new evidence from a World Health Organisation (WHO)-led study, published October 9, … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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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...
  8. Nigeria Entertainment News

    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 – 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
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    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
  13. Nigeria World News

    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 – 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...