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15/03/2016
In settings with high childhood mortality, live vaccines such as oral polio vaccine (OPV), BCG vaccine, and measles vaccine might have heterologous (non-specific) effects that reduce mortality from diseases other than poliomyelitis, tuberculosis,...
14/03/2016
Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, the Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, says the agency will partner with Cuba in producing vaccines against killer diseases.Ogbadu made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on...
14/03/2016
The Health Data Collaborative, launched by WHO and partner development agencies, countries, donors and academics, will strengthen countries' capacity to collect, analyse and use reliable health data, thereby reducing administrative burden. A list of...
10/03/2016
A healthy body has three essential systems for staying that way. There is physical fitness, building resilience against threats. There is the brain, to spot danger and take action. And there is the immune system, to neutralise infections that breach...
09/03/2016
The Sindh government will develop a GPRS monitoring system for vaccinators to improve the coverage of routine immunisation, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah told a delegation of Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) on Tuesday....
03/03/2016
A new report on Africa’s immunisation coverage released by the World health Organisation (WHO) at the just concluded first-ever Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa held last week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has ranked Nigeria among...
02/03/2016
As we celebrate Zero Discrimination Day, UNAIDS and the Global Health Workforce Alliance are calling for the elimination of discrimination in health care settings which prevents many from accessing essential health care services. People around...
01/03/2016
The World Health Organization has issued a warning to stakeholders in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Friday, pointing out that high vaccine cost was hampering immunization efforts around Africa. According to Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional...
26/02/2016
The World Health Organization, together with partners, has developed technical guidance and training materials that can be used by countries to further strengthen their capacities to prepare and respond to Zika virus disease, microcephaly and...
26/02/2016
Global vaccine experts and officials from all 26 African “meningitis belt” countries have convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to celebrate one of Africa’s biggest public health achievements—the introduction of a vaccine, MenAfriVac®, designed,...

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