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The Federal government has stressed the need to deploy innovative solutions to tackle the high burden of Tuberculosis (TB) which poses a public health threat to the country.
About 450,000 people are estimated to have drug-resistant TB globally.
Dr Ugochukwu Chukwulobelu, Programme Manager, Anambra State Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Management, says the state ranks highest in Childhood Tuberculosis (TB) contribution in Nigeria. Chukwulobelu made the disclosure at the ongoing stakeholders’ engagement organised by the Federal Ministry of Health, in partnership with the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and Breakthrough Action Nigeria, on Thursday in…
No fewer than 26,371 cases of Tuberculosis (TB) were diagnosed and notified in Kano State in 2022 by Kano State TB and Leprosy Control Programme (KNS-TBLCP), out of 31,232 projected target.
About 26,371 cases of Tuberculosis (TB) were diagnosed and notified in Kano state in 2022 by the Kano State TB and Leprosy Control Programme (KNS-TBLCP) out of the 31,232 projected target.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed more than $250 million to TB control efforts in Nigeria since 2003.
Plateau health commissioner, Dr Nimkong Ndam, on Friday expressed worry over the rise in cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in the state.
On the occasion of World TB Day (WTD), today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that plans to end tuberculosis by 2030 are under threat, as disease remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers.
As Nigeria prepares to mark the 2023 World Tuberculosis Day, a senior Programme Officer with KNCV Nigeria, Dr. Cynthia Onwuteaka, has said TB is now world’s second deadliest disease after COVID 19.
Today, the 24th of March 2023, SignalADoc commemorates World Tuberculosis Day 2023 in an effort to raise awareness about the deadly infection. World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 2023 will focus on the theme, ‘Yes! We can end TB!’ aiming to inspire hope and encourage high-level leadership, increased investments, faster uptake of new World Health Organization (WHO)…
As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to mark World Tuberculosis (TB) Day tomorrow to honour millions that lost their lives to the disease and renew advocacy around prevention, treatment and research, AIDS Healthcare Foundation ...