Advancing plans for local vaccines, polio eradication
Dr. Faisal Shuaib, a medical doctor and public health specialist, is the Executive Director (ED)/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Abuja. Before his appointment in 2016 and resumption of duties at NPHCDA in January 2017, by President Muhammadu Buhari, he was a Senior Programme Officer (Africa) for…
Better data can help tackle stagnated vaccination rates
Like the shields of Sparta, vaccines protect each of us from an onslaught of deadly viruses and bacteria. And like those military formations, vaccines work best when everyone has a shield and we all protect each other.
Preventing premature deaths with improved health funding
The SDG Health Price Tag, published Monday in The Lancet Global Health, shows that investments to expand services towards universal health coverage and the other Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets could prevent 97 million premature deaths globally between now and 2030......
FG to begin local production of human vaccines for disease control
Federal Government yesterday announced plans to commence local production of human vaccines in the country.