By Agencies The World Health Organisation has warned that African health systems would be ill-equipped to respond to the rapid COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak should cases start to proliferate on the continent, even as it pledged to support African countries on joint preparedness and response...
The head of Nigeria's anti-corruption body stunned his audience at a public event, which included President Muhammadu Buhari, when he blamed corruption for the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu made the remarks...
By Agencies West Africa still faces challenges in eradicating tuberculosis (TB) as evidenced by the high burden imposed by TB, multidrug resistance TB (MDR-TB), and TB/HIV infection, the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has said. The Director General, WAHO, Prof. Stanley...
By Agencies Egypt last week became the firs country on the African continent to confirm a case of the new coronavirus, joining a list of more than 25 countries where it has spread. Having emerged in central China at...
By Agencies Three months after the World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualified the use of Ebola vaccines, four African countries have licensed the vaccine for use in their countries. A statement on Saturday from the WHO website, named the countries as...