Sunday, 4th June 2023


20 Apr
Ahead of World Malaria Day (WMD), the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria, yesterday, warned that the epidemiology of malaria, a disease that kills one child every minute, is shifting, making it more difficult to predict, prevent and control outbreaks.
13 Sep 2022
The Global Fund partnership, yesterday, said it had saved 50 million lives in the last two decades, proof that global commitment and community leadership can force world’s deadliest infectious diseases...
28 Aug 2022
Efforts at ending tuberculosis by 2030 received a push as Stop TB Partnership Geneva, and Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, in collaboration with other stakeholders embarked on a High-level Mission
25 Aug 2022
African Union (AU) and World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said investment and funding for tuberculosis control in Africa remain low, jeopardising efforts to meet the global target
8 Aug 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Nigeria is not on track in achieving the 2030 global target of ending Tuberculosis (TB) epidemic due to the high number of undetected cases in the country.
7 Aug 2022
The Director and National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme (NTBLCP), Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, has said that early diagnosis and treatment is the sure way of cutting the chain of transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in the country.
3 Jun 2022
The Federal Government, yesterday, said the significant progress achieved in the last three years in the fight against tuberculosis (TB), Nigeria still records 200,000 new infections yearly...
31 Mar 2022
Recent estimates by the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed tuberculosis (TB) killed 156,000 Nigerians and afflicted 452,000 in 2020.
30 Mar 2022
American human rights lawyer and legal researcher, Prof. Brian Citro, has said that men are more vulnerable to Tuberculosis (TB) infection than women.
27 Mar 2022
In the course of the week, this year’s World Tuberculosis (TB) Day was observed to create public awareness about the epidemic.
25 Mar 2022
What do you know about the disease tuberculosis?  The World Health Organisation report, of 2020 witnessed a total surge of 1.5 million TB deaths. Tuberculosis has become the 13th leading cause of death worldwide. It is also the second ranking infectious killer after Covid-19,  above HIV/AIDS. Therefore this raises concerns  on the need to tackle…
24 Mar 2022
There are fresh concerns over the high burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the country as the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has declared that Nigeria


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Prosecutors in southern France opened an investigation on Sunday after a journalist was attacked following a match between Ajaccio and Marseille, the second incident of violence at a French match in as many days.
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A quick weekend getaway can be a delightful break from the daily routine, which allows you to recharge and rejuvenate. To ensure that you have a smooth and enjoyable trip, it is important to pack smartly. With limited time and space, choosing the right items becomes crucial. When packing for a getaway, always remember that…
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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has agreed a deal to end his glittering era at the club, the Spanish side said Sunday.
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The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed an attack on two communities in the state by suspected gunmen on Friday night.
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Eighteen passengers were killed in an auto crash on Friday at Zakirai town on Kano-Ringim Road in Gabasawa Local Government Area of Kano state.