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30 Aug 2020
Following the eradication of the wild polio virus in the country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on Nigeria and Africa to work together to defeat Circulating Vaccine...
22 Aug 2019
Stakeholders are unanimous that Nigeria is on the verge of eliminating polio despite the activities of Boko Haram and the significant further increase in Wild Polio Virus...
22 Aug 2019
The Federal Government yesterday marked three years without a Wild Polio Virus (WPV) case in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020 Nigeria would be certified as polio free.
21 Aug 2019
The Federal government on Wednesday marked three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020, would certify Nigeria as polio-free. The last WPV case was isolated in a child in Borno State on 21st August 2016. CEO of National Primary Health Care Development Agency…
26 Oct 2017
Tuesday, October 24, marked Rotary International's fifth annual World Polio Day (WPD), co-hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
20 Oct 2016
To stop the spread of the Wild Polio Virus (WPV), Nigeria over the weekend had a major polio immunization campaign in all the 18 northern states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
25 Aug 2016
Following the outbreak of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in two local council areas of Borno State, the state’s Primary Health Care Development Agency plans to immunise over 900, 000 children.
11 Aug 2016
Nigeria’s hope of being certified Polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), next year, might have been dashed, as two new cases have been reported.

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