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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Alarming Increase in Cases of Cholera in Nigeria; NCDC Cautions

Continuous practice of open defecation, poor personal hygiene, poor environment sanitation, poor access to water supply and poor responses were causes of increasing cases The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday raised an alarm over the increased cases… Continue Reading →

With #EYEstrategy, 1 Billion People Will Be Vaccinated in Africa- Dr Tedros

The #EYEstrategy is based on lessons learned from previous experience in West Africa The Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is in Nigeria for a three- day Global Policy Group (GPG) Meeting. This meeting is holding… Continue Reading →

Summary of Situation Report by NCDC (Week 11)

Every week, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shares epidemiological report collated from each Local Government across the 37 States of the Federation. In the reporting week, week 11 ending on March 18, 2018, we will observe the incidence… Continue Reading →

Response to Lassa Fever Outbreak Still on High Scale

Prevention of Lassa fever relies on promoting good community hygiene to discourage rodents from entering homes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and partners led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) continue to intensify their response to the current Lassa… Continue Reading →

NCDC Releases Updates on Outbreak of Lassa Fever across 10 States in Nigeria

Following the increasing number of Lassa fever cases reported from several States across the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate the response to the outbreak on behalf of the Federal… Continue Reading →

YellowFever Alert: What You Need to Know

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected aedes mosquitoes. There is no specific medicine to treat the disease. The Hon Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, confirms a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke… Continue Reading →

#Cholera: The Value of a Collaborative Outbreak Response

NCDC, and NPHCDA are working closely with WHO, MSF, UNICEF and other humanitarian agencies in Borno, to support the State Government in curtailing the spread of the outbreak. On the 16th of August 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control… Continue Reading →

#StayAlert Week 11: An Insightful Roller Coaster of Events

What did you do differently this week? While you spent the week flowing with work, the world was zooming to another level in the race towards global health security. This week, Nigeria is proud to host its first Joint External… Continue Reading →

“I came to the Nigerian JEE process expecting a challenging time”- Interview with Dr Okereke, a JEE External Assessor

There have been a lot of activities across West Africa towards strengthening health systems and capacities of countries to protect the health of their countries and the subregion collectively. Nigeria is leading the way in some of the regional reforms,… Continue Reading →

Nigeria Completed Joint External Evaluation (JEE): The ball is now in play

In the words of the Dr. Ambrose Talisuna, who led the WHO External Expert team, Nigeria’s assessment process is high quality… In the recent past, countries would conduct a self-assessment of their capacities to prevent, detect and respond to disease… Continue Reading →

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