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no responses. July 25, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#CholeraOutbreak: Adamawa Kicks-Off First Vaccination Campaign


#CholeraOutbreak: Adamawa Kicks-Off First Vaccination Campaign

The first round of the 2-phase oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign has kicked-off in high-risk wards of Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha local government areas […]

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THE RESPONSE TO CHOLERA OUTBREAKS CONTINUE

no responses. July 23, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#Cholera Outbreak: 186 Deaths, 16,008 Suspected Cases, In 16 States


#Cholera Outbreak: 186 Deaths, 16,008 Suspected Cases, In 16 States

A total of 16,008 suspected  Cholera   cases including 186 deaths had been reported from 16 States since the beginning of the year. Although cholera cases are […]

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DR. CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU, CEO NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)

no responses. May 29, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC Confirms Cholera Outbreaks In Nine States, As Rain Sets In


NCDC Confirms Cholera Outbreaks In Nine States, As Rain Sets In

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has  confirmed outbreaks of Cholera in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Plateau, Yobe, Nasarawa, Anambra and Zamfara States. In a […]

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lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

no responses. March 27, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria’s Lassa Fever Outbreak Is Slowing, But Remains A Concern- WHO


Nigeria’s Lassa Fever Outbreak Is Slowing, But Remains A Concern- WHO

After nearly 400 confirmed infections and 100 deaths, the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria is beginning to slow but the epidemic is far from contained, […]

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THE PERMANENT SECRETARY ,FMOH,MR. CLEMENT UWAIFO ARRIVALS AT THE NCDC SITE.

no responses. October 20, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Perm Sec Health Ministry Tours NCDC Laboratory In Response To Epidemic Outbreak


Perm Sec Health Ministry Tours NCDC Laboratory In Response To Epidemic Outbreak

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr.Clement Uwaifo, has commended the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for it proactive responses towards tackling epidemic outbreak […]

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no responses. July 31, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks


Flooding In Nigeria: NCDC Advises Against Infectious Disease Outbreaks

To reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever and poliomyelitis; and vector-borne diseases such as malaria and yellow fever during flooding, […]

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Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

no responses. June 24, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines


Nigeria Steps Down Meningitis Emergency Operations As Outbreak Declines

With the decline in Meningitis cases, the 2016/2017 Meningitis outbreak is over and the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) responding to the epidemic has been stepped down,says […]

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Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Permanent Secretary FMOH, Mrs. Binta Adamu Bello, National Coordinator NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, and the Director Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada Balami during the Minister’s meeting with Heads Tertiary Health Institutions in Abuja

no responses. April 21, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Outbreak Of Epidemic : Health Ministry Tasks Heads Of Tertiary Hospitals


Outbreak Of Epidemic : Health Ministry Tasks Heads Of Tertiary Hospitals

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has directed heads of federal government tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be proactive in responding […]

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no responses. April 7, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

WAVA Calls For Increased Uptake Of Meningitis C vaccine & Funding For Vaccines


WAVA Calls For Increased Uptake Of Meningitis C vaccine & Funding For Vaccines

The Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) have commended the quick response and synergy among the various arms of government in dealing with the outbreak of […]

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, National Coordinator,Dr Chikwe

no responses. April 4, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Cerebrospinal Meningitis Outbreak: FG Constitutes Emergency Operations Center


Cerebrospinal Meningitis Outbreak: FG Constitutes Emergency Operations Center

The Federal Government, through its agencies; the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency and partners activated an Emergency Operations Centre  to  the […]

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, National Coordinator,Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu,

no responses. April 2, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Meningitis Outbreak: Death Toll Now 328


Meningitis Outbreak: Death Toll Now 328

328 death  have been recorded in Nigeria  from the current  Meningitis outbreak  while some affected States have constituted outbreak control teams with support from partners. Minister […]

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Health-Minister-Prof.-Isaac-Adewole-

no responses. April 1, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

FG Working To Cuŕtail Cerebro Spinal Meningitis – Health Ministry


FG Working To Cuŕtail Cerebro Spinal Meningitis – Health Ministry

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has assured Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Health under his purview would nip the outbreak of meningitis ravaging […]

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no responses. February 8, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Nigeria Agency Faults Professor’s HIV Cure Claim


Nigeria Agency Faults Professor’s HIV Cure Claim

The National Centre for Disease Control has faulted the claim by a Nigerian professor of discovering the cure for HIV. Maduike Ezeibe, a Professor of Veterinary […]

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Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS)

no responses. January 30, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

NCDC,Experts Deliberate On Antimicrobial Resistance In Nigeria.


NCDC,Experts Deliberate On Antimicrobial Resistance In Nigeria.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,NCDC recently brought together experts from various Ministries and Agencies, academia and the private sector to chart a path towards a […]

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Operational,materials for lassa fever ready to go

no responses. January 17, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: NCDC Calls For Increased Focus On Prevention And Preparedness.


Lassa Fever: NCDC Calls For Increased Focus On Prevention And Preparedness.

The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC)is  calling the attention of Nigerians to an increasing number of Lassa fever cases, and advices increased focus on prevention […]

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Operational,materials for lassa fever ready to go

no responses. December 24, 2016 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: We Are Better Prepared But We Need Magic Bullet -NCDC


Lassa Fever: We Are Better Prepared But We Need Magic Bullet -NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a healthcare worker who had died at the Federal Medical Centre, […]

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