Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu
Concerns over COVID-19, Yellow Fever spike as yuletide beckons
As the yuletide season beckons amid COVID-19 pandemic and reported outbreak of Yellow Fever in some parts of the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians...
UNICEF urges govts to prioritise education in COVID-19 recovery plans
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to prioritise education in its COVID-19 recovery plans to reduce the impact of the pandemic crisis on children and the economy.
Decline in new COVID-19 cases not end of pandemic, NCDC warns
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the recent decline in number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 does not translate to end of the pandemic.
NCDC marks World Mask Week
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has joined the global movement to promote wearing of face mask.
Coronavirus diary - Part 14
Unarguably, the greatest of all rights is the right to life. It is the numerus unus, and a condition precedent to the enjoyment of other rights.
COVID-19: NCDC launches online course on infection control for health workers
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched an online course on infection prevention and control (ICP) for health workers...
‘How low testing capacity, others fuel test kits’ black market ’
The ‘non-approval’ of Rapid Test Kits (RTK) by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) amid the low capacity of the country to test for coronavirus...
NCDC urges Ganduje to open health facilities for non-COVID-19 ailments
Worried by the increasing number of deaths in Kano State, the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has urged...