‘Signing of NCDC bill will tackle disease outbreaks in Nigeria’
President Muhammadu Buhari’s signing of the bill to establish the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), will enhance the country’s readiness to tackle disease outbreaks.
NCDC confirms two new Lassa fever deaths, nine cases
Despite efforts by the Federal Government to stop the menace of Lassa fever in the country, the virus has within one week killed two new persons and infected another nine in Edo, Ondo and Ebonyi states.
Planners seek proactive measures against flooding
Town planners have called for proactive measures against the devastating impact of floods, which has led to the loss of 18,000 buildings and 200 lives in 12 states of the federation.
Waterborne diseases: Personal and environmental hygiene key to prevention
Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed casualties in many states across the country due to cases of gastroenteritis’ cholera outbreak.
NCDC reports monkey pox outbreak in 15 states
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said of 76 cases of monkey pox reported in 2018, 37 have been confirmed with one probable and two deaths in 15 states.
Cholera outbreak persists in Zamfara, Borno, others
Despite efforts by the Federal Government to contain the ongoing cholera outbreak, the water and food-borne disease has continued to spread in northern states.Latest figures from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
NCDC, NFELTP scientific conference to address public health issues, boost research works
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (NFELTP) is set to hold its third yearly scientific conference.Themed: “Strengthening Health Security Through Field Epidemiology”, the conference, which is billed to hold from September 4 to 6, 2018 at the Transcorp Hilton Conference ...
NCDC confirms nine new cases of Lassa fever, two deaths
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed nine new cases of Lassa fever epidemic with two deaths, in one week, including the first confirmed case in Enugu State since beginning of outbreak.
NCDC confirms Lassa fever incident in Enugu
Lassa Fever incident has been reported in Enugu State, as Edo, Ondo record five new cases. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu confirmed this yesterday to The Guardian. He said the latest outbreak, which started late last year has continued, bringing the number of states so…