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Nigeria may attain polio-free status in next twelve months

If its current efforts are sustained  No case recorded in 25 months ABUJA – Executive Secretary, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr Faisal Shuaib, on Monday, October 29,

Cholera outbreak declines

• NCDC attributes major cause to poor water and hygiene facilities in many States   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there has been a general decline in

Buhari to  inaugurate CHIPS Nasarawa State

  ABUJA – The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Community Health Influencers, Promoters and Services (CHIPS) programme in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Health sector crisis worsens

NAFDAC,  NPHCDA staff, others shun work  States health workers may join strike next week ABUJA  –  Nigeria’s health systems may be heading for a major crisis in coming days as

Experts worry over Nigeria’s low routine immunization coverage

as  review committee meets in Abuja ABUJA – Though Nigeria has remained polio-free for over a year, there is yet a challenge of poor immunization coverage in some parts of

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FG sets up emergency centre for routine immunisation

The Federal Government on Monday set up an Emergency Centre that would help coordinate routine immunization programmes for the country. The centre, National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (NERICC) will

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NPHCDA declares state of emergency on routine immunization

• Sets up National Emergency Centre • ‘We’ll hold him accountable for the initiatives,’ says CHR Board Chairman The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has declared a state

FG receives 1.3m doses of CSM vaccine

WHO’s International Review Group to meet on  additional vaccines ABUJA – The Federal Government yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of 1.3 million vaccines from the World Health Organization and

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FG to engage 200,000 voluntary health workers

The Federal Government, in collaboration with development partners, says it has concluded plans to engage 200, 000 voluntary health workers to improve immunisation, antenatal care and other health services. Dr

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New NPHCDA boss assumes office

    Newly-appointed head of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has appealed to governors and local government chairmen across the country to emulate the Federal

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New heads for health agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of five strategic health institutions in the country: the Centre for Disease Control, National Agency for the Control of Aids, the

Nigeria celebrates two years without polio

It is exactly two years that Nigeria recorded its last case of poliomyelitis (a.k.a Polio) and has remained free of the crippling disease ever since. A statement from the National