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WHO declares Uzbekistan malaria-free

Malaria is caused by anopheles Mosquito By Prudence ArobaniThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognised as a malaria-free country is an “extraordinary outcome”. Executive Director of the Global Fund, a UN-backed partnership to end malaria epidemics, Peter Sands, on Tuesday said malaria had a long and deadly history in

World AIDS Day: WHO wants improved funding in Africa

World AIDS Day: WHO on funding By Yashim KaturakThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has charged African Governments to improve funding support for HIV testing, care and treatment. WHO said that the improved funding support would ensure all citizens get access to the services they need to live productive lives. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the

Yellow fever campaign: FCTA targets 85% residents

2019 and the Delta progressives

Yellow fever preventive campaign By Olasunkanmi OnifadeThe Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it is targeting 85 per cent of Abuja residents during the upcoming Yellow fever preventive campaign. The Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat, FCTA, Mr Abubakar Bappa, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Bappa said the National Primary