The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Nigerian business magnate, Aliko Dangote, President of African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina and 25 other persons as global leaders, championing the fight against global malnutrition, an initiative of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.

DCR To Introduce Second Round Of Ebola Vaccine In October

The World Health Organization (WHO) has on Monday 23rd, September 2019 announced that the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC is set to introduce a second Ebola vaccine starting from mid-October to the end of the year 2019, in a bid to tackle the scourge of the deadly virus.

World’s First Malaria Vaccine Rolled Out In Parts of Kenya

On Friday, 13th September 2019, the World’s first malaria vaccine is being rolled out in eight of the forty-seven counties of Kenya as reported by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The vaccine will be added to the routine vaccination schedule and more than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine within the span of three years.

Not Yet Confirmed: Yellow Fever Outbreak Under Investigation By Bauchi State Government

According to the Bauchi State Ministry of Health, it is still investigating the widely circulated information on suspected Yellow Fever outbreak linked to the famous Yankari Games Reserve. The viral information has been circulated mostly on social media platforms has it that, a strange disease has claimed the lives of some people including students of a tertiary institution from Biu in Borno and Kano states.

The Federal Government has announced that it will be upgrading the 22 teaching hospitals in the country as well as constructing a 500-bed state-of-the-art Specialist Hospital, in Abuja through the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

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