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    Business Highs, lows of Nigerian drug makers – BusinessDay

    Nigerian drug makers are pushing on with investments and expansion but key challenges remain unresolved in the industry. Even the acquisition of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s prequalification has not helped some of them as expected, as exchange rate exposure and policy issues dog …...
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    World Congo: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover – AP News

    Congo’s health ministry says two of the first 10 people to receive an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus in the latest outbreak have recovered, and monitoring could show what role the treatment played. The head of the World Health Organization on Saturday congratulated … Read more...
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    Metro Latest Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start: WHO – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The Ebola outbreak in Congo is confirmed to be the Zaire strain of the virus and vaccinations of health workers may start as early as Wednesday, a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Congo declares end of Ebola epidemic – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases. The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World … Read more via Premium Times...
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    World Congo: Ebola outbreak is not over – WHO – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congo’s Ebola epidemic, in spite of encouraging signs that it may be brought under control. “The outbreak is stabilising, but still the outbreak … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria –...
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    Congo Ebola outbreak: WHO records 62 cases, 27 deaths – The Sun News

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said they have recorded 62 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during this latest outbreak, with 38 confirmations and 27 deaths. Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response of WHO, Dr Peter Salama reported in...
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    World WHO chief says Ebola outbreak in Congo is stabilizing – Rueters.com

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The fight against a deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is giving reason for cautious optimism, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday. “It’s stabilizing. We’re optimistic, cautiously optimistic,” he told Reuters. He said...
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    News24.com | WHO reports new Ebola case in DRC, vaccine this week – News24 Top Stories

    The head of the World Health Organisation said on Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week. Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, …...
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    Nigeria’s Lassa Fever outbreak contained – WHO – Punch Newspapers

    The World Health Organisation says that with declining numbers and only a handful of confirmed cases reported in recent weeks, the critical phase of Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak is under control. According to a statement issued by WHO’s Communication Officer, Ms Charity Warigon in...
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    Metro Monkeypox: 6 Suspected Cases Recorded In Delta State

    Six suspected cases of Mokeypox have been recorded in Agbor, Delta State. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nicholas Azinge confirmed the development to Channels Television on Thursday morning Three of the suspected cases have been treated and discharged while two of the cases are...
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    NGO Jobs In Nigeria: World Health Organization - Zonal Logistics Assistant

    World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy...
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    Business 42 Anti-Malaria Drugs Banned In EU, But Still Sold in Nigeria Markets [See LIST]

    Panic among medical circles in Nigeria, following a report that the European Union (EU) has banned 42 popular anti-malaria drugs which are still being sold in Nigeria. A renowned medical practitioner and proprietor of hospitals in Lagos anonymously told Tribune Newspaper that though there was...
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    Metro WHO Confirms Third Case of Polio in Nigeria

    The World Health Organization, WHO, has confirmed a third case of polio in Nigeria, Rotary Club said on Monday. A crippled toddler was found in an area newly liberated from Boko Haram Islamic extremists. Nigeria was declared polio-free last year but two cases were discovered last month...
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