Saturday, 2nd December 2023


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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.
31 Aug
About 450,000 people are estimated to have drug-resistant TB globally.
20 Apr
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…
29 Mar
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.
28 Mar
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.
25 Mar
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed more than $250 million to TB control efforts in Nigeria since 2003.
24 Mar
Plateau health commissioner, Dr Nimkong Ndam, on Friday expressed worry over the rise in cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in the state.
24 Mar
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.
24 Mar
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.
24 Mar
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)…
23 Mar
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 ...


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Rock Foundation for Widows, Orphans & Less Privileged (ROFWOL), a non-profit organisation committed to empowering underprivileged children and poor widows, has unfolded plans to tackle cervical cancer and related ailments affecting underprivileged Nigerians, particularly children and widows.
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The Chairman House Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria (ATM) Control, Amobi Ogah, has said the House of Representatives would ensure full operationalisation of HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act (2014) to address discrimination at workplaces. Ogah disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, during an awareness walk organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) saying the intervention is the…
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Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) students had a transformative experience on Wednesday, November 29, when they met with Valentine Ozigbo, a renowned business leader, politician, and philanthropist, at the 2023 Unizik Students Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Organized by the Vice President of the Student Union Government (SUG) and held at the Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies…
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A-list Hollywood actress Julia Roberts recently shared her unwavering support for Manchester United, expressing how she and her family became devoted fans. During her appearance on the Graham Norton Show, Roberts revealed that her love for football and the club grew after attending a pre-season game between Manchester United and Arsenal in New York. The…
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A nation's economic development story is incomplete without recognizing the pivotal role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at all levels of the country. Countries like America, China, and others have thrived due to the emergence of SMEs, while the poverty in many developing nations can be linked to the neglect of these crucial entities.…
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Federal Government has said that 32, 361 paramilitary officers have Been moved to their next ranks following their promotion examination by the Civil Defence Immigration, Correctional and Fire Service Board supervised by the federal Ministry of Interior
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In a significant stride towards combating maternal and child mortality in Lagos State, officials of the Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics Nigeria (SOGON), Lagos sector, paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Health
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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday condemned the violence that erupted in Guinea Bissau in the early hours of Friday
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The Kebbi Government has hailed members of the vigilante service in Kanzanna general area for neutraling a notorious kidnapper, Dogo Oro, terrorising two local government areas of the state.
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Prof. Chigozie Ogbu, Vice-Chancellor of Ebonyi state University (EBSU) says TETFund has been the live-wire of the nation’s universities