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Tuberculosis

2 Dec
Coordinator, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, yesterday, said Nigeria was recording 440,000 new cases of the disease yearly.
29 Nov
A vibrant and responsive health system is critical to public interventions, including COVID-19, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB), Chief Executive Officer
10 Nov
Mrs Aisha Buhari, the wife of Nigerian President, and also Global Tuberculosis (TB) Ambassador, on Tuesday, urged stakeholders to work together to eliminate the disease in the country.
14 Oct
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announces it has awarded to date a total of $4 billion to more than 100 low- and middle-income countries to fight COVID-19, adapt Human Immuno-deficiency Virus...
7 Oct
The National Assembly has reiterated its commitment towards tackling tuberculosis (TB) in the country.
15 Sep
Researchers from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan have said horse milk is beneficial in treating inflammatory diseases, tuberculosis, blood pressure, and even certain types of cancer.
9 Sep
A nonprofit charitable organisation, the Supportive Initiatives for Africa (SIA) has attributed worsening health indices in rural communities in Africa to lack of quality healthcare, poverty and poor government policies on healthcare.
2 Sep
As part of efforts to develop traditional medicine in Nigeria and to mark African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2021, on August 31, stakeholders have made recommendations.
29 Jul
Why the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t be skipped as jab hesitancy is lower in poorer countries compared to developed nations
15 Jul
Medical experts have warned that as the population of people vaccinated against COVID-19 grows, the number of deaths with the virus will decrease but tuberculosis (TB) would keep killing 432 Nigerians and 4,000 others across the globe on a daily basis.
20 Jun
As part of an effort aimed at achieving malaria elimination, The Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation, recently partnered with Bond Chemical Pharmaceutical Company to provide free medical outreach
14 Jun
About 11,000 new cases of Tuberculosis (TB) have been identified in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo states in the last one year through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Nigeria IHVN TB LON 3 project.

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