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Chikwe Ihekweazu

23 Nov 2017
As part of efforts to ensure a healthier and safer Nigeria through the prevention and control of diseases of public health importance, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, launched a five-year strategy and implementation plan.
13 Oct 2017
The National Centre For Disease control (NCDC) says there is no specific vaccine for the monkey pox virus.Its National Coordinator, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who dropped the hint yesterday in Abuja...
13 Oct 2017
The human race is under threat from possible disease epidemic deadlier than the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time while a pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease.
10 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday announced that fresh cases of Monkeypox disease had been recorded in the country. A statement by the NCDC Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this.
7 Oct 2017
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has appealed to Nigerians to remain calm as the Centre is working very hard to control the monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa.
6 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 12 of cases Monkeypox in Bayelsa State, saying no single death from the scourge contrary to widespread speculation.Consequently, it had deployed a rapid response team to support local authorities to tackle the outbreak.
22 Sep 2017
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, in an online interview with The Guardian yesterday, said the centre has also issued guideline on how people can protect themselves against the deadly food and water borne disease.
6 Sep 2017
The Federal Government, through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 319 suspected cases of cholera outbreak and 20 deaths in Borno State. It has also deployed a rapid response team to curtail the spread.
31 Jul 2017
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised that precautionary measures should be taken to reduce spread of infectious diseases such as cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever...
3 Jul 2017
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to train “public health disease detectives” to prevent epidemics.
6 May 2017
The federal government yesterday called on Nigerians to desist from self-medication especially fever related ailments to check the spread of Lassa fever.
22 Apr 2017
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 to outbreak of diseases in Nigeria.


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