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WHO Nigeria  Official Instagram account of the World Health Organization in Nigeria

#DYK: You can get Human #Rabies from the saliva of an infected dog even without being bitten.
#Vaccinate all dogs today!
#WorldRabiesDay

#Hepatitis attacks the most vulnerable. Over 90% of new #hepatitis B infections occur from mothers to their children and in early childhood.
#TestTreatHepatitis
#WorldHepatitisDay

#Monkeypox Update as of 27th October, 2017

"Health is not just the business of the health sector, it's everyone's business" @MoetiTshidi #WHOAHF (Check link in Bio)

"The vibrant private sector in Africa should invest more in health..." @amurekezi #WHOAHF #PuttingPeopleFirst (Check link in Bio)

The growth of NCDs in Africa has seen a rise in NCD-related deaths of 27% over the last 10 years. #WHOAHF (Check link in Bio)

African countries must work together & share experiences to realize vison 2063 goals @amurekezi #WHOAHF (Check link iin Bio)

We need to work with the private sector, philanthropists & youths to tackle these challenges @MoetiTshidi #WHOAHF (check link in Bio)

Africa is the only region in the world where the population as a whole is getting younger. People under the age of 18 make up 50% of the population in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. #WHOAHF #PuttingPeopleFirst bit.ly/2tiIPRx

1.2M adolescents died in 2015 from preventable diseases, 45% of these happened in Africa #WHOAHF #PuttingPeopleFirst bit.ly/2tiIPRx

“Africa has the advantage – as the world is getting older, our population is getting younger. There is so much potential to harness this vitality and energy to create health systems that suit all. But we need to act now to safeguard their health by creating youth-friendly health services and encouraging healthy lifestyles,” said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, bit.ly/2tiIPRx #WHOAHF #PuttingPeopleFirst

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