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Nigeria partners UK to enhance disease control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday in Abuja signed a memorandum of understanding with Public Health England (PHE) in a bid to strengthen international disease control across borders.
Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.

WHO reaffirms commitment to support Nigeria’s fight against Yellow fever

The World Health Organisation has reaffirmed its commitment to combat Yellow fever in Nigeria with the support of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.
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WHO to donate 31 million doses of yellow fever vaccines to Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has pledged to donate 12 million doses of Yellow fever vaccines in 2018 and 19 million in 2019 to support Nigeria’s campaign against the disease.

Nigeria to organise int’l conference to mark 50 years discovery of Lassa fever

To mark the 50th year of the discovery of Lassa fever in Nigeria, the Federal Government says it will organise the first international conference on the disease for scientists to prioritise their research agenda for the future.

Lassa fever: Enugu government to retrain health workers

The Enugu State Government has concluded arrangement to retrain medical and hospital workers in the state following outbreak of Lassa fever that claimed one live last Thursday.

Nigeria launches epidemic response scheme to combat infectious diseases

The Minister of Health, Prof. Israel Adewole, on Monday launched a scheme, Alliance for Epidemic Preparedness and Response (A4EPR) aimed at getting the major stakeholders in health sector to combat infectious diseases.

NCDC: Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday said that Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases.

NCDC: New Cholera cases in decline

Although cholera cases are still being reported from eight states, there has been a general decline in the number of new cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said.

Niger government to build mining city

The Niger state government, Tuesday, declared its intentions to establish a mining city within the state making it the first of its kind in Nigeria.

Plateau records two positive cases of monkey ‎pox

The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state.

NCDC urges Nigerians to maintain high hygiene to prevent cholera

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday charged Nigerians on the need to maintain high hygiene to prevent either outbreak of Cholera or its spread within communities of their abode.

Ebola: Nigeria-DR Congo friendly least of our problems – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is no cause for alarm over the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ahead of the upcoming friendly between Nigeria and the country.

Ebola: Lagos government ban transportation of corpses from DR congo

As part of measures to prevent the spread of the new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Lagos State Government has placed embargo placed on transportation of corpses from DRC even as it has reactivated all Ebola treatment Centres in the State to prevent possible reemergence of the disease.

Federal government declares Lassa fever outbreak over

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in Abuja on Thursday said the announcement follows the epidemiological review by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

NCDC raises alarm over increased cases of cholera outbreak

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday raised an alarm over the increased cases of cholera outbreak in some parts of the country.

Nigeria to host WHO leaders

Nigeria will this week host leaders of the World Health Organisation, an international health agency which has been working on various health interventions in the country.

Official: Lassa fever kills 142 in Nigeria since January

Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday, reporting a rise of 32 fatalities in a month.

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