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Cigarette Pollution:  Nigeria is Africa’s second highest contributor- Report

Tobacco: Celebrating 20 years of death and diseases?

Dr. Oyegbile By Olayinka Oyegbile, PhD The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror, not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray - David Byrne Notwithstanding the heavy toll of cigarettes and other deadly nicotine products on consumers, the tobacco industry continues ...

WHO calls for ban on E-cigarettes, others

WHO calls for ban on E-cigarettes, others

By Seun Akioye It will not be business as usual for the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) and other tobacco companies around the world as the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged member nations of its global tobacco treaty to ban or regulate E-cigarettes and other novel and emerging products ...

WAWU: Only 10,000 doctors left in Nigeria

WAWU: Only 10,000 doctors left in Nigeria

By Adeyemi Olusoga Things seems to be going from bad to worse in Nigeria’s health sector as it has been revealed that medical doctors are daily leaving Nigeria with only about 10,000 personnel remaining in the country, according to the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD) According to data, Nigeria ...

Finally, WHO recognises traditional medicine

Finally, WHO recognises traditional medicine

By Elohor Igbru, Abuja The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of India today signed an agreement to establish the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. This global knowledge centre for traditional medicine, supported by an investment of USD 250 million from the Government of India, aims to harness ...

208m people still openly defecate in Africa, say UNICEF, WHO

208m people still openly defecate in Africa, say UNICEF, WHO

By InfactNG Two hundred and eight (208) million people still openly defecate in Africa, according to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)/World Health Organisation (WHO) special report focused on Africa. Besides, 839 million are said to be deprived of basic hygiene services. The report also revealed that 418 million people still ...

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