May 22, 2017

WHO Spends More On Travel Than AIDS

Dr Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, travelled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine. After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the lethal virus, Chan spent the night in the top-tier presidential suite […]
December 12, 2016

Meet the new World Health Organization rep. for Nigeria

Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the new World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative in Nigeria, has assumed duty in the country, a statement has said.
July 29, 2016

Director-General of the World Health Organization is attending Rio Olympics, says Zika risk low

Fears on different levels have been expressed about the risk  of spreading  Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games and the World Health Organization, (WHO) has put great efforts to allay people’s concerns. In a chat with Chinese reporters,  Dr Margaret Chan, the chief of the world health body  said […]
July 27, 2016

400 million people have Hepatitis but don’t know- WHO

In May of this year, the World Health Assembly – WHO’s decision-making body – called for treating eight million people for hepatitis B or C by 2020, to reduce new viral hepatitis infections by 90 percent, and to decrease the number of deaths by 65 per cent in 2030, as […]
July 12, 2016

Sen. President, Bukola Saraki hosts WHO Regional Director, Matshidiso Moeti

Earlier today, July 12,  the president of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki met with and discussed ways of improving Nigeria’s Healthcare system through legislation with the Regional Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti. According to Dr Saraki, Add caption “Over the years, […]