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Neglecting TB while fighting COVID-19 portends danger – Experts warn

Experts yesterday,  Monday September 7, decried the decline in tuberculosis (TB) control activities as the country concentrates all efforts towards  curtailing  the COVID-19 pandemic,  warning that  neglecting  TB could worsen

Lagos re-energises TB control intervention

To address human resource and data gathering challenges Lagos State Government has rejigged its tuberculosis (TB) control interventions to reduce the prevalence of the disease in the State. Permanent Secretary

Shocker: TB kills 420 Nigerians daily!

• “TB is in the air,” NTBLC Coordinator says • Commends Agbami for outstanding support   The 2-day Public Private Mix (PPM) Summit for Tuberculosis Control in Nigeria organised by

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Checking the menace of TB in Nigeria: The Agbami example

Tuberculosis, popularly known by its abbreviation, TB, has existed for millennia and remains a major global health problem. It causes ill-health in millions of people each year and in 2015

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FG blames Nigeria’s high TB burden on poor sensitization 

… Sets 2035 as target for defeating disease   ABUJA  – The  Federal Government said today that current ranking of Nigeria as the fourth most burdened nation with tuberculosis worldwide is

TB: Not yet success story for Nigeria

• Records 250,000 deaths annually • Ranks No. 4 among high-burdened countries • Undetected and Undiagnosed tuberculosis on the increase • WHO says battle is only half-won globally. The World