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11 Jul
Chinda Okpara lives in Rumuekini, in Obio Akpor Local Council, one of the largest councils in Rivers State. He has not taken the AstraZeneca-made Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine...
21 Dec 2020
The Federal Government is painstakingly exploring multiple sources and cheaper but effective COVID-19 vaccines. Chairman, Technical Working Group for the therapy, Dr. Bassey Okposen, who dropped the hint in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja....
29 Apr 2020
The leading short-form video platform, TikTok, announced today that it will be donating US$10 million which is equivalent to 3,895,020,000 in Nigeria Currency to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. [as] Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership that helps vaccinate half the world’s children against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. This donation will go…
27 Dec 2019
Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.
30 Apr 2019
Ghana would soon inaugurate drones that would make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high priority products, including emergency and routine...
5 Feb 2019
Experts have said to improve immunisation coverage and subsequently reduce infant and child mortality in Nigeria, a strong supply chain (SC) system is essential.
24 Jan 2019
Experts have said to improve immunisation coverage and subsequently reduce infant and child mortality in Nigeria, a strong supply chain (SC) system is essential.
13 Sep 2018
GAVI Champion for Africa and Founder, Avon Medical Practice, Dr. Awele Elumelu, has joined other global health leaders at a photo exhibition organised by GAVI...
9 Aug 2018
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.
9 Aug 2018
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…
15 Feb 2018
Since the conception of Nigeria as an independent country it has struggled with a number of deadly viruses and diseases. The most prominent and reoccurring have been polio, Lassa fever and yellow fever.
1 May 2017
A malaria vaccine may be available as soon as 2018.

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