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Maintaining hand hygiene 16 times cheaper than treating infectious diseases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says maintaining hand hygiene is 16 times cheaper than the cost of treating an infectious disease. Dr Abiodun...

Nigeria confirms 358 cases of Lassa fever in 2022, as UK reports three deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 358 cases of Lassa fever recorded across 19 states, even as the world continues to...

Govt intensifies efforts at curtailing Lassa fever outbreak

The Federal Ministry of Environment has strengthened activities on environmental health and sanitation response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country. Minister of State for...

COVID-19: No death from Omicron variant yet in Nigeria, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) says no person in Nigeria has died of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, the Omicron variant,...

Omicron: Reps urge COVID-19 Task Force, NCDC to intensify vigilance

The House of Representatives has urged the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to intensify surveillance in the country to prevent the spread of Omicron...

COVID-19: NCDC says it’s monitoring emerging evidence on Omicron variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is monitoring emerging evidence on Omicron variant and its implication, to inform Nigeria’s response to...

Cholera outbreak: Govt to construct modern toilets in FCT

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the construction of a modern toilet with borehole and solar powered pump, as part of efforts...

COVID-19: NCDC reports spike in fatalities as infections surge

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has recorded more deaths from COVID-19 complications as infections continue to surge in the country. The...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...