Adetifa Ifedayo steps in as new NCDC DG

Chikwe Ihekweazu bows out to for WHO job                      Clinical Epidemiologist,  Dr Adetifa Ifedayo, on Monday October 18, assumed duty as

Global Handwashing Day: 3 in 5 Nigerians lack basic facilities at home – UNICEF

Although handwashing with soap is critical in the fight against infectious diseases, including COVID-19, only 16 per cent of Nigerians have access to basic handwashing facilities at home – leaving families and communities at risk of many infectious diseases, with children particularly vulnerable. Globally, around 3 in 10 people –

Abia ranks 6th in HIV prevalence in Nigeria – US Envoy

The U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA), Kathleen FitzGibbon, has said that Abia had the sixth highest HIV prevalence rate in the country with an estimated 58,341 cases. FitzGibbon said this in Umuahia on Tuesday, at a stakeholder meeting organised by CDA, in collaboration with Catholic Caritas Foundation (CCF) and the

Lagos to host 7th African conference on ‘One Health and Biosecurity’

As part of efforts to ensure that the Africa continent improves on its preparedness and brace up to the challenges posed by emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity threats, the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Health in partnership with a non-governmental organization, Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium (GET), is

Lagos vows to strictly enforce international COVID-19 travel protocols 

“The Federal Government has put very strict guidelines in place for people coming from India, Brazil and Turkey. These passengers coming in are to be mandatorily isolated at any of the accredited State isolation facilities at their own expense.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
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