The World Health Organisation (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have issued interim guidance on reducing public health risks associated with the sale of live wild mammals in traditional food markets around the world. In a communique released by the group, it called...
The Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said confusion, complacency and inconsistency in public health measures and their application are driving transmission of the Corona virus and costing lives. Dr. Tedros who revealed this at a press briefing yesterday lamented the increasing number of...
April 7th of every year is declared World Health Day, commemorating this year's, champion goalkeeper for the Brazilian national football team and Liverpool Football Club Alisson Becker, kickstarted a new global fundraising campaign, titled “Give a Breath for Health,” driven by the WHO Foundation and WHO. “Give a Breath for...
The UK medical regulator said Saturday that out of 30 people who suffered rare blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, seven have died. The British acknowledgement of deaths comes as several European countries have paused the use of the AstraZeneca jab over a potential link to blood clots. The UK’s...
The Nigerian government have received 100,000 additional doses of the Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine today This was announced by Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, while addressing newsmen in Abuja. TheFact Nigeria reports that Nigeria had received 3.94 million Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine doses from COVAX in early March, triggering the...
Nigeria hopes to receive up to 70 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this year through the African Union (AU), its primary healthcare chief told Reuters, amid concerns about delayed deliveries of AstraZeneca shots. Rolling out vaccines in developing nations such as Nigeria, whose 200 million-strong population...
The Federal Government, have pleaded with Doctors to consider the plight of the 80 per cent of Nigerians in need of healthcare and discard their planned nationwide strike scheduled to begin today, April 1st. Speaking on behalf of the government, Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment pleaded...
The Society of the Holy Child Jesus, African province in conjunction with Cornelian Jubilee Hospital Jikwoyi , have extended missionary hand to the residents of Jikwoyi and its environs as they offered free medical services to the community. Men, women, youth and children of all ages came out in their...
President Muhammadu Buhari is set go to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up. This was revealed today by Mr Femi Adesina, The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. TheFact Nigeria gathered that the President will meet with Security Chiefs first in the...
In a historic COVID-19 vaccine procurement Agreement signed on 28 March 2021, all African Union Member States, through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) set up in November 2020 under the African Union chairmanship of H.E President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, will have access to 220 million...