Tags : World Health Organisation

COVID-19 Oragnics: Madagascar President, WHO DG Hold Virtual Meeting

Madagascan President, Andry Rajoelina, on Wednesday, held a virtual meeting with the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, to discuss the COVID Organics used by the African nation to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The Madagascar President who took to his official Twitter handle to make the meeting known stated that the meeting followed […]

US President Threatens To Stop Funding To WHO Permanently

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to permanently stop funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO) if the organisation fails to make major substantive improvements within 30 days. This was contained in a four-page letter to WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, by President Trump. The letter was shared on Twitter by the US President. […]

Ex-Olympique Marseille President Pape Diouf Dies Of Coronavirus

Ex-Olympique Marseille President, Pape Diouf, has died of coronavirus after he was hospitalised in Senegal. Diouf, who was born in Chad but had French and Senegalese citizenship led the club between 2005-2009 and helped build the side that, lifted the Ligue 1 title in 2010. Diouf had been due to leave for Nice earlier on […]

Global COVID-19 Deaths Rise Above 41,000

The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the novel coronavirus has risen to 41,072. According to a tally compiled by AFP on Tuesday, more than 828,240 declared cases have been registered in 186 countries and territories since the pandemic broke out in China last year December. The tallies, using data collected by AFP offices […]

WHO To Supports Nigeria With Coronavirus Diagnostic Tools

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will be supporting Nigeria with tools to diagnose coronavirus in order to prevent the spread of the virus to the nation. The WHO Technical Officer, Health Emergency Programme, Dhamari Naidoo, disclosed this during an interaction with reporters in Abuja on Friday. Naidoo said that African nations have […]

29 People Killed By Lassa Fever, 195 Infected – FG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever have been reported in 11 States. The Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, explained that the current figures were as of Friday, January 24, 2020. Dr Ihekweazu said out of […]