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The Microsoft co-founder and Nigerian benefactor, Mr.

NATIONAL MIRROR Aug 24 2016 - 08:55

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director, World Health Organisation (WHO) AFRO, has commended the Federal Government for its prompt response and decl

20read.com Aug 24 2016 - 06:39

Six years of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria has been exacerbated by a polio outbreak and malnutrition among hundreds of refugees displaced by

aa.com.tr Aug 24 2016 - 06:32

The Gombe State Government says it will immunise 900,000 children against polio, in an emergency response after two new cases were confirmed in nei

Premium Times Aug 24 2016 - 05:06

– Suleiman Alege is the Kwara state Commissioner for Health and he was born into the family of Alhaji Salaudeen Alege more than 50 years ago – He h

naij.com Aug 24 2016 - 03:05

The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Nigeria on its prompt management of the recent new polio virus outbreak in Borno State.

naija247news.com Aug 24 2016 - 02:50

Nigeria’s prompt management of the recent outbreak of wild polio virus in Borno State, has been hailed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

informationng.com Aug 24 2016 - 02:15

Ministry of Health experts have asked the government to boost immunisation across the country with special focus on areas with low coverage.

Daily Nation Aug 23 2016 - 18:22

Last week the dreaded polio virus made a return to the limelight in Nigeria.

This Day Live Aug 23 2016 - 16:35

A Fijian polio survivor believes his new leg brace has made him a super hero because it is "super awesome".

New Zealand Herald Aug 23 2016 - 13:36

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has declared its willingness to go all the way with the federal government to re-establish the Country’s botch

bizwatchnigeria.ng Aug 23 2016 - 08:28

Oyewale Tomori is chairman of Nigeria's Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunisation.

Al JAZEERA Aug 23 2016 - 07:16

While Polio has been on a huge decline in the world, places like Pakistan, Syria, and just recently Nigeria are still having a lot of trouble with

The Business Insider Aug 23 2016 - 03:49

Microsoft founder and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr.

www.today.ng Aug 23 2016 - 02:01

Also Read: Global polio eradication hopes hang in the balance after Nigeria setback Saturday’s attack at the wedding in Gaziantep marked not only T

citizentv.co.ke Aug 23 2016 - 01:33

In early August, Nigeria announced new cases of wild poliovirus, two years after the country’s last reported case.

Washington Post Aug 22 2016 - 21:58

Following the re-emergence of Polio in the country, the World Health Organisation (WHO), has declared its willingness to go all the way with the fe

Leadership Aug 22 2016 - 21:22

Furthermore, the rate of severe acute malnutrition is estimated to be 14 per cent, measles cases have also been reported in the area, and both the

huntnews.in Aug 22 2016 - 19:49

Microsoft founder and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr.

This Day Live Aug 22 2016 - 19:13

An yi shekaru biyu cur ba'a samu cutar polio a Najeriya ba amma sai kwatsam sai gata ta sake bullowa a arewa maso gabashin kasar cikn 'ya

voahausa.com Aug 22 2016 - 07:46

The rate of severe acute malnutrition is estimated to be 14%.

WHO Aug 22 2016 - 07:25

LAHORE (APP): Punjab will launch anti-polio campaign in Faisalabad’s four districts from August 22 as part of Case Response to positive environment

timesofislamabad.com Aug 22 2016 - 03:57

Ahmed Garba, 20, lives with deformity.

AllAfrica Aug 22 2016 - 00:51

Rotary Club of Abuja, Maitama has called on all stakeholders and international partners to join forces together in the final push to eradicate poli

Leadership Aug 21 2016 - 20:48

ON 24 July 2014, for the first time ever, Nigeria interrupted the transmission of the wild polio virus, leading to its removal by the World Health

Vanguard Aug 21 2016 - 20:19

LAHORE - The provincial government will hold polio campaign in four districts of Faisalabad from 22-24 August as part of case response to positive

The Nation Aug 21 2016 - 19:15

Shivananda Sonavane has bagged the first rank in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) this year in the physically challenged category.

The Hindu Aug 21 2016 - 14:14

#ThrowbackThursday A Polio Ward around 1952 … back before all the vaccines ruined the lives of our children.

yournz.org Aug 21 2016 - 13:31

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday it was concerned about the outbreak of new cases of polio in Nigeria, noting that it in no way u

This Day Live Aug 21 2016 - 08:02

Earlier this month, health officials confirmed what they had hoped to never see again in Nigeria: two cases of wild poliovirus.

Philadelphia Daily News Aug 21 2016 - 00:09

Ahmed Garba, 20, lives with deformity.

trueviralnews.com Aug 20 2016 - 23:48

Following the announcement by the Minister of Health of release of 9.8 billion naira for polio related activities, HASSAN ZAGGI writes on the need

authorityngr.com Aug 20 2016 - 23:05

Henderson’s pessimism about eradication prospects extended to the effort to rid the world of polio, though in 2011 he told the New York Times he’d

www.statnews.com Aug 20 2016 - 16:53

MANILA, Philippines - The Food and Drug Administration has cancelled the registration of all trivalent oral polio vaccines (tOPV) to comply with th

Philstar Aug 20 2016 - 14:29

Summary: This same minister is celebrating 101st birth anniversary of Devaraj Urs, who championed the cause of the poor," said Kumaraswamy.

nyoooz.com Aug 20 2016 - 13:47

In mid-August, Nigeria was set to celebrate being polio-free for two years.

Voice of America Aug 20 2016 - 12:28

The Heath Ministry decided to hand over Polio Eradication Programme to private sector, after they have failed to achieve the required targets.

Pakistan Today Aug 20 2016 - 09:22

A Maryland man is kayaking down the Mississippi River to challenge himself and to challenge local Rotary clubs to help eradicate polio.

Radio Iowa Aug 20 2016 - 06:08

Rusine Mitchell Sinclair skipped her graduation from the University of Illinois.

The News & Observer Aug 20 2016 - 01:58

Rusine Mitchell Sinclair skipped her graduation from the University of Illinois.

The News & Observer Aug 20 2016 - 01:58

n Last year, hundreds of adults affected by polio in childhood marked Nigeria’s record one year without the virus.

dailytrust.com.ng Aug 19 2016 - 21:26

PAM JONES can consider herself unlucky to have caught polio.

www.sundaypost.com Aug 19 2016 - 17:08

In a video obtained by Pulse, an official of the Borno State Specialist Hospital gives an update and explains what is being done to put a stop to t

pulse.ng Aug 19 2016 - 12:15

After two years with no reported cases, experts had hoped that the disease was gone from the African continent forever.

Santa Monica Observed Aug 19 2016 - 09:37

Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a debilitating childhood disease caused by poliovirus.

PLOS BLOGS Aug 19 2016 - 08:18

There is high risk of further spread of the recent polio outbreak to states surrounding Borno and neighbouring countries around the Lake Chad regio

AllAfrica Aug 19 2016 - 05:41

During the Angelina Rotary Club meeting on Thursday at Crown Colony, Joe Havard, among the last survivors of polio in Angelina County, spoke about

The Lufkin News Aug 19 2016 - 05:27

The Federal Government has approved a robust response plan, developed by the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, to tackle and prevent

thebriefng.com Aug 18 2016 - 20:08

Last week, just as Nigeria was set to mark a second year without a reported case of polio, the World Health Organization confirmed the discovery of

Yahoo Finance Aug 18 2016 - 13:42