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TB: Not yet success story for Nigeria

• Records 250,000 deaths annually • Ranks No. 4 among high-burdened countries • Undetected and Undiagnosed tuberculosis on the increase • WHO says battle is only half-won globally. The World

NHO holds media Roundtable Conference on diabetes

… Countdown begins on 2016 World Health Day activities To mark the 2016 World Health Day (WHD), Africa’s premier health online newspaper, Nigeria Health Online (NHO) is organizing a media

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Why we adopted Nigeria’s CDC for Africa – Amb Maiyegun

The African Union last weekend adopted the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, as one of its five Regional Collaborating Centres for Disease Control. It is part of the AU’s

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How diabetes causes blindness

For the diabetics – experts say there are over twelve million of them in Nigeria – how they will control the disease to ensure that they avoid complications often associated

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New WHO report ranks Nigeria low in immunisation

• Yet to eliminate tetanus, measles • Still low in new vaccine introduction A new report on Africa’s immunisation coverage released by the World health Organisation (WHO) at the just