Expert says Nigeria capable of handling Ebola case
A medical expert, Dr Ademola Lawal, has said that Nigeria has the capacity to handle any case of Ebola in the country with its experience on the Lassa fever challenge.
Buhari promises to boost healthcare, commissions NAF reference hospital in Daura
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Daura, Katsina State restated his administration’s commitment to improve health facilities, equipment and services...
Yellow Fever: NCDC confirms 20 dead in Ebonyi
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said investigation into the yellow fever outbreak in Ebonyi State revealed about 20 deaths, with 78 cases confirmed in Nigeria in its laboratory test.
Improving preparedness for Ebola, epidemic-prone diseases
The arrival of Ebola in Lagos on July 20, 2014 created serious concerns to the global health community.
Experts alert to rising cholera, Lassa fever cases, others
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its national monthly update for cholera released yesterday said: “This is the period of the year with increased risk of cholera across the country.”
Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases in Adamawa, Katisina states
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has recorded 64 suspected cases of cholera reported from seven local government areas in two states of the country.
Hope rises for malaria, Ebola ‘elimination’
There is renewed hope in the horizon that deadly diseases such as malaria and Ebola could be eliminated soon.
Nigeria prepares for Ebola, signs health security pact with German firm
Following the two deaths and infection of three others by the raging Ebola outbreak in Uganda that spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Tackling poor food safety practices
With the increasing poor practices in food safety and security in Nigeria, there is tendency of experiencing severe health outcomes and recording massive death rates everyday from contaminants. Unfortunately, in Nigeria there is rising poor food safety practices and standards, which according to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has…