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Chikwe Ihekweazu

9 Apr 2017
The fear that more Nigerians may die from the ongoing epidemic of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has become more real as the country does not have enough vaccine doses to deal with the deadly meningitis outbreak, and the drugs are too expensive at the cost of $50 (N18, 000) per dose.
9 Apr 2017
The ongoing Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) epidemic has continued to spread like wild fire in Hartmattan, with over 1,966 cases and 324 deaths, across more than 17 states.The question on the lips of concerned Nigerians is why was an infection that was expected....
9 Apr 2017
There are countries in the meningitis belt, which stretches from Senegal to Ethiopia, including a majority of states in Nigeria. These regions experience increase in meningitis cases during the dry hot months of the year.
4 Apr 2017
The scarcity of the needed vaccines to stem the growing epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) is causing more deaths and spread of the disease to more states.
23 Mar 2017
Several recent studies have suggested that Nigeria and most countries in Sub Saharan African countries are ill prepared for another Ebola or major deadly disease outbreak.
5 Mar 2017
>Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Abuja. Chikwe Ihekweazu is an epidemiologist and consultant public health physician.
7 Feb 2017
The Federal Government through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed the claims by a Professor of Veterinary Medicine...
21 Jan 2017
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said the health sector has not been able to achieve its full potential due to the...

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