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    Metro Nigeria ranks 4th, as 4.4m women live with breast cancer worldwide – Vanguard News

    Awka—ANAMBRA State-based oncologist, Dr. Brenda Nwanmuo, has said no fewer than 4.4 million women are living with breast cancer globally, with Nigeria ranking fourth among the endemic nations, according to a report by the World Health Organisation, WHO.. Delivering a paper at the launch of …...
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    Metro Air Pollution: Majority of children breathe toxic air – WHO – Premium Times Nigeria

    More than nine in 10 children around the world breathe air so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk and kills some of them, a new global health report has found. The report was published on Monday, two days after the health body said air … Read more via Premium...
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    World Zimbabwe cholera deaths rise to 25 as WHO steps up response – ModernGhana News

    The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 25, the government said Thursday as the World Health … Read more via ModernGhana News – Get more World News
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    World WHO worried Ebola can ‘transmit freely’ in DR Congo – The Independent Uganda:

    Raging conflict is hampering efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO chief warned Tuesday, urging a ceasefire to stop the virus from transmitting freely. As the death toll in the outbreak declared on August … Read more via The Independent Uganda: –...
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    World Ebola cases in DR Congo ‘will rise in coming days’ – WHO – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm that cases from the resurgent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are expected to rise in the coming days. WHO’s Deputy Director General of Emergency Preparedness and … Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria –...
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    Metro Borno targets 1.1 million children in fight against malaria campaign – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Borno State government has flagged off seasonal Malaria Prevention Campaigns (MPCs) against malaria for 1.1 million children in the state. The joint malaria campaigns, which target children between the ages of three tofive, … Read...
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    World WHO recognises ‘compulsive sexual behaviour’ as mental disorder –

    The World Health Organization has recognised “compulsive sexual behaviour” as a mental disorder, but said Saturday it remained unclear if it was an addiction on a par with gambling or drug abuse. The contentious term “sex addiction” has been around for decades but experts disagree over whether...
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    Business 194 Countries Ratify Treaty Against Illicit Tobacco Trade – Leadership Newspaper

    The 194 member states of the World Health Organisation (WHO) have finally ratified the framework on tobacco control. Coming almost six years after the first protocol was adopted, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) announced that with the ratification of the UK, the...
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    Metro Nigeria runs low on snakebite antidote – Al Jazeera

    Snake bites kill more than 100,000 people every year. The World Health Organization (WHO) says reducing the number of fatalities is a ''global health priority''..... Read more via Al Jazeera – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    WHO Predicts Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo Could End Soon – Channels Television

    The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    WHO predicts Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could end soon – ModernGhana News

    The director general of the World Health said Sunday he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month. I am cautiously optimistic that we shall be able … Read more via ModernGhana News –...
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    WHO convenes emergency meeting on Ebola – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    The World Health Organisation is expected to convene an emergency meeting ahead of the friendly football match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo City – WHO – Channels Television News

    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a city, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, raising concern the deadly virus may prove tougher.... Read more via Channels Television News – Get More Nigeria Metro News