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NCDC: Federal government working to control Lassa fever

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.

Nigeria set to host international Lassa fever conference

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to host the first-ever international Lassa fever conference in Nigeria.

Maiden Lassa fever int’l conference holds in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is ready to host the first Lassa fever international conference, in the country.

Federal government inaugurates four-year action plan for health security

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has inaugurated the National Action Plan for Health Security for the Year 2018 to 2022, to strengthen response in 19 public health threats and improve response to health emergencies.

Federal government inaugurates 4-year action plan for health security

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has inaugurated the National Action Plan for Health Security for the Year 2018 to 2022, to strengthen response in 19 public health threats and improve response to health emergencies.

NCDC calls for environmental sanitation to prevent infectious diseases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to adopt environmental sanitation towards prevention of infectious diseases in their domains.

NCDC inaugurates public health emergency centre in Kogi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday in Lokoja inaugurated a Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) in Kogi to facilitate rapid response to emergency public health situations in the state.

NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo

The health agency in charge of disease control in Nigeria in a press release made available to newsmen on Saturday said it has begun investigations alongside the state public health team following the report of the outbreak.

Federal government asks states to start enlightenment campaigns on Lassa fever

State governments have been urged to begin public enlightenment on Lassa fever ahead of the 2018/2019 season of the fever.

NCDC confirms 143 deaths from Lassa fever in 22 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Thursday, confirmed that no fewer than 143 persons died of Lassa fever disease within the last 11 months in 22 states.

NCDC: Lassa fever claims 160 lives in 11 months

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said no fewer than 160 persons have died from Lassa Fever disease within the last 11 months in 22 states.

NCDC hails Muhammadu Buhari for signing bill establishing agency

The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing of an Act establishing the agency.

Centre caution Nigerians on antibiotics

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has advised Nigerians to seek professional medical advice before taking or using antibiotics to avoid misuse.

NCDC, partners working to raise awareness on antibiotics

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and it’s partners are working together to raise awareness on the misuse of antibiotics in Nigeria.

Lassa fever kills two, infects health worker, two others in Ondo

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in Ondo State, including a health worker with two new deaths.

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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