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Weekly epidemiological report- week 37

Diseases in West Africa; Week 37

Infographic Presentation of Epidemiological Reports from West Africa

September 29, 2019

Weekly epidemiological report of Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa Fever, Dengue fever, Yellow fever, and Cholera from across West Africa. Highlights of the Weekly Epidemiological Report: In Nigeria, the Yellow fever outbreak that started on 29 August, 2019 in Kano continues  Liberia reported a new confirmed case of Lassa Fever Current Ebola outbreak in DRC still […]

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Diseases in West Africa; Week 29

Diseases in West Africa; Week 29

Infographic Summary of Epid Reports from West Africa

August 8, 2019

Weekly Epidemiological Report of major diseases in West Africa including Lassa Fever, Measles, Dengue and Cholera. Highlights of Major Diseases in West Africa this week: Cote d’Ivoire reported a case of Dengue Fever. Case Fatality Rate of Lassa Fever is currently at 21.4% across the region; with Nigeria reporting 95% of the cases. Current Ebola outbreak […]

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Infectious Diseases in West Africa; Week 28

Infectious Diseases in West Africa; Week 28

July 30, 2019

Weekly epidemiological report of infectious diseases in West Africa, including: Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa Fever, Dengue fever, Yellow fever, and Cholera. Highlights of Infectious Diseases in West Africa; Week 28: In Nigeria, there was one confirmed case of Monkey pox Nigeria, Guinea and Niger reported the most cases on Measles this week Ebola outbreak still […]

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Disease Outbreaks in West Africa; Week 27

Disease Outbreaks in West Africa; Week 27

July 23, 2019

Weekly epidemiological report of Disease Outbreaks in West Africa, including: Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa Fever, Dengue fever, measles, and Cholera. Highlights of the Disease Outbreaks in West Africa this week: In the ECOWAS region, Cholera is reported in Benin Republic and Nigeria  New cases have been confirmed in the Dengue fever outbreak in Cote d’Ivoire […]

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Breaking News: FG APPOINTS CEOs FOR NHIS AND NCDC

July 1, 2019

Following the recommendations of report by an Independent Fact Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of the Current Executive Secretary,Prof. Usman Yusuf who has been on administrative leave and has approved the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo as the new Executive Secretary Similarly, the President also […]

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Fight Cholera: The Power of Geospatial Mapping

May 17, 2019

In synergistic partnership, NCDC and eHealth Africa (eHA) are using data-driven solutions and tools to improve community health, with specific expertise in the design, development, validation, and deployment of predictive models to fight cholera The Cholera Threat According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cholera (an infectious disease which causes acute watery diarrhoea) remains a […]

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A Move to Protect Healthcare Workers in Nigeria

NCDC Launches "TURN NIGERIA ORANGE" Project To Mark 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day

May 10, 2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched the ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to strengthen the culture of hand hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) generally in healthcare institutions across the country. This is part of activities to commemorate the 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day in Nigeria. Every year on the 5th of May, the World Health Organisation (WHO) with […]

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Measures for Improved Lassa Fever Preparedness in Nigeria Paying-off

Decline in Lassa Fever Cases as NCDC Sustains Intensive Response

March 11, 2019

Over the last five weeks, there has been a decline in the number of new cases of Lassa fever reported in Nigeria. In addition, the country has witnessed a reduction in the number of people who have died from the disease, compared to 2018. Interacting with members of the press at a briefing held on […]

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#BREAKING: NCDC Activates Response to Increasing Lassa Fever Cases in Nigeria

January 22, 2019

Following an increase in the number of Lassa fever cases reported from several states since the beginning of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared an outbreak for Lassa fever, and activated an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate the response. There has been an increase in the number of Lassa […]

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