Thursday, 16 January 2014

World Health Organisation Certifies Nigeria As A Guinea Worm Free Country

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has officially certified Nigeria as a Guinea Worm Free Country.

The Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu disclosed this while presenting the WHO certificate of clean bill of health to President Jonathan at the State House Abuja.

The ceremony was held during the first Federal Executive Council meeting of the year.

President Jonathan who described the certification as a centenary gift to Nigeria said government would also intensify efforts in eradicating other disease such as polio.

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