Growing plastic pollution in wake of COVID-19: how trade policy can help

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The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can...

Wife of Taraba Governor Flags Off Family Planning Awareness Campaign

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The wife of the Executive Governor of Taraba state, Anna Darius Ishaku has just flagged off a family planning awareness creation and service provision...

Malawi to receive $45.07 million for national COVID-19 emergency response from the AfDB

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Malawi will receive $45.07 million to finance the government’s response to the health, social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, following a decision...

AfDB commits $1.04 million towards two COVID-19 research projects in Angola

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Funds from the African Development Bank’s (AFDB) ongoing Science and Technology Development Project have been committed towards two research projects to mitigate the novel...

Use of RDT Kits for COVID-19 Test is Illegal in Lagos – Abayomi

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...Warns Against Patronage of Unauthorised Health Facilities The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has reiterated that the use of Rapid Diagnostic Test...

Fabamwo, Idris, Akinniranye speak on COVID-19 to Alumni of the National Institute

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The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Professor Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo recently gave a presentation on the topic, ‘COVID-19;...

Over 10,000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19, says WHO

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Inadequate access to personal protective equipment or weak infection prevention and control measures raise the risk of health worker infection The World Health Organization (WHO) today...

GTBank Marks 10 Years of Autism Advocacy, Holds Annual Autism Conference July 27th- 28th

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For the past 10 years, Guaranty Trust Bank plc (GTBank) has been at the forefront of the advocacy for people living with autism. The...

DKT launches the first in-home ORAL HIV SELF-TEST KIT: A major breakthrough in HIV...

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DKT is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products and services, providing couples with affordable and safe options...

UN issues $10.3B coronavirus appeal and warns of the price of inaction

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The UN humanitarian chief, Mark Lowcock, has called on G20 nations to act now or face a series of human tragedies more brutal and...

Lagos Distributes 1500 Sterilising Kits to Barbers, Cosmetologists (Photos)

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In line with the policy thrust of the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Health, the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA),...

COVID-19: Novartis launches first-of-its-kind not-for-profit portfolio of medicines for symptomatic treatment

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Portfolio will be sold at zero-profit to governments in up to 791 eligible countries during the pandemic and until a vaccine or curative treatment...