Friday, 3rd February 2023
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13 Sep
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
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
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
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
24 Mar 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa might not achieve tuberculosis (TB) leg of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) by 2030 going by the current progress rate.


19 mins ago
USAID-Breakthrough Action Nigeria has reiterated the need to use insecticide-treated net, saying it’s the only antidote to frequent malaria cases.
22 mins ago
Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited and Suntrust Oil have said there are no plans to stop their medical outreach to host communities in Delta State despite the setback caused by flood in state last year.
25 mins ago
Delta State Government, yesterday, set up a product monitoring team to monitor the distribution of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, to ensure availability of the product at appropriate pricing across the state.
28 mins ago
Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has taken a swipe at former Cross River State Governor, Mr. Donald Duke, and Senator Liyel Imoke, for allegedly casting aspersions on Governor Ben Ayade in the course of their political campaigns.
1 hour ago
Akwa Ibom Integrity Alliance has issued seven days ultimatum to All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to retract his statements and threats to Governor Udom Emmanuel or face legal action.