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Top Ten News Items on Health, 15th November 2019

WHO Prequalifies Ebola Vaccine, Paving The Way For Its Use In High-Risk Countries. Sen. Oloriegbe calls for adequate funding of health sector to boost performance. 6.5m Nigerian women now use modern contraceptives — Report. 13 States to Benefit from $250m World Bank Loan for Malaria Control. Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my son […]

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WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving the way for its use in high-risk countries

12 November 2019 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of Ebola outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO. Prequalification means that the vaccine […]

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Ebola in Congo: Nigeria activates preparedness plan

On the 12 th of May 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the World Health Organization of an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As part of Nigeria’s immediate response, the Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, issued a statement over the […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 06 January 2017

Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides high protection against disease. INTERVIEW: Nigeria’s health minister speaks on resident doctors, polio, tuberculosis, budget, transparency, others. No Plastic Rice in Nigeria, says NAFDAC. FG kick-starts Rapid Response Initiative in North East with N4.6bn. Health Ministry Seeks N35 Billion for Trauma Centres. Polio: No case of disease in […]