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    Sept 2, 2021 The World Health Organization (WHO) says Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), will head its newly-inaugurated Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence based in Berlin, Germany. Outgoing German Federal Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, and the WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, inaugurated the hub on Wednesday to better prepare ...
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    September 1, 2021 The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been appointed as the Assistant Director General of Health Emergency Intelligence at the World Health Organisation (WHO). Ihekweazu’s appointment – which comes into effect on November 1, 2021 – was disclosed in a letter signed by the WHO ...
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    August 16, 2021 The Federal Government on Monday commenced the administration of new vaccines marking the start of the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination programme. This is coming days after the US donated over four million doses of the Moderna vaccine to the country. Only about one percent of the population has been fully ...
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    Aug. 10, 2021 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says there is urgent need for states to strengthen Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) following the outbreak of cholera in the country. The NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Ihekweazu noted that cholera had been exacerbated by ...
  • Nigeria
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    August 3, 2021 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed Thirty-two Delta variant cases of COVID-19 in five states across the country. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this during the resumed briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee on Monday in Abuja. Nineteen of the cases were reported in Akwa ...
  • sanitation and hygiene
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    July 10, 2021 Six states reported 1,786 suspected cases of cholera between June 20 and June 26, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said in Abuja on Saturday. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, listed the states as Bauchi, 1,239 cases; Kano, 362 cases; Niger, 62 cases; Zamfara, 55 cases; Kaduna, 59 cases and Plateau, ...
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    May 29, 2021 The Federal Government on Friday received eight million dollar worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and medical consumables from the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) in Nigeria. The Federal Government (FG) took the delivery of thousands of goggles, masks, gloves, gowns, boots, waste bins, hand sanitisers, chlorine, and other commodities, at the ...
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    The Federal Government has explained why it asked all states administering the COVID-19 vaccine to stop the exercise the moment they used half of the doses allocated to them.Minister of State for Health, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the explanation at Tuesday’s media briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, in Abuja,.Mamora explained that ...
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    The national multi-agency cholera Technical Working Group (TWG) at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is monitoring situation in eight states, were there are reports of suspected cholera cases. The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja while giving ...
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    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),  has confirmed reported human  cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 also called “Bird flu” Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States. The NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja, while providing highlights ...