COVID-19: Nigeria may record spike in malaria, TB deaths, Global Fund warns
THE Executive Secretary, Country Coordinating Mechanism of Global Fund, Dozie Ezechukwu, has said that Nigeria may be witnessing increased mortality from Malaria and Tuberculosis (TB) due to...
Mobile application for detection, notification of tuberculosis cases
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has launched a mobile application for screening and notifying tuberculosis
USAID, KNCV donate machines to Kaduna state government
The United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and the KNCV TB Foundation, Nigeria have donated GeneXpert machine to the Kaduna State government to boost Covid-19 testing
Stress management - Part 1
The term “stress”, as it is currently used was coined by Hans Selye in 1936, who defined it as “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”.
COVID-19 likely to raise TB deaths by 1.4m
About 1.4 million more people may die of tuberculosis (TB) globally by 2025 as a fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The report premised its prediction on the observation, in a study, that the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 response: Medium and long term recommendations - Part 3
Accordingly, we can begin a review of the Lockdown to in the short term: relieve the populace of the pressure associated with the inability to engage in economic, social
South Africa starts coronavirus trial of TB vaccine
Hundreds of South African health workers were given a century-old tuberculosis vaccine on Monday in a trial to see whether the venerable formula can protect against coronavirus.
Nigeria missing as new TB treatment begins in five high-burden countries
Nigeria, with the highest tuberculosis (TB) burden in Africa and second only to India globally is missing as a three-month regimen expected to prevent disease in high risk countries and persons rolls...
Dakum: Poor Adherence to treatment, quackery fuelling drug-resistant TB
hief Executive Officer (CEO), Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN), Dr. Patrick Dakum, in this interview with STANLEY AKPUNONU, blamed poor adherence to treatment and proliferation of quacks