NCD alliances awarded grants from Civil Society Solidarity Fund on NCDs, COVID-19
Nineteen civil society alliances from Africa, Asia, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, and Latin America, and the Caribbean, including NCD Alliance Nigeria, have been awarded grants to accelerate
NCD Alliance urges Buhari to tackle challenges of persons with non-communicable diseases
With more than 70 per cent deaths world wide from Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and over 60 per cent People Living With Non-Communicable Diseases (PLWNCDs) out of jobs, NCD Alliance Nigeria
Stopping needless maternal deaths
The high rate of maternal deaths in Nigeria has been a major cause of public health concern at both the national and international levels. According to the Federal Ministry of Health...
75% of Nigerians at risk for non-communicable diseases – Study
Three quarters of Nigerians are at risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), a nationwide study by WellNewMe, a health technology company, has revealed.
‘Africa loses N864tr yearly to diseases’
Africa loses more than $2.4 trillion (about N864 trillion) of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) yearly to diseases afflicting its 47 member states. It also lost nearly 630 million years of healthy life in 2015 to infirmities. A recent estimate by the World Health Organisation (WHO), published yesterday, showed that Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo,…