Monday, March 20, 2023


WHO Decries ‘Astronomic’ Cost Of Treating Tuberculosis

Over 71 per cent of tuberculosis patients in Nigeria experience catastrophic costs due to the disease, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The national...

NTBLCP Flags Nigeria Among High TB Burden Countries

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Tuberculosis Day 2023, the National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Programme (NTBLCP)...

GHAI: Taxation Of SSBs Good Strategy For Public Health, Govt Revenue

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) has hailed the Federal Government’s taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in the country as a win-win strategy for...

NCDC Reports 109 Lassa Fever Deaths Across 22 States, 89 LGAs

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), since January 2023, 109 deaths from Lassa fever have been recorded across 89...

WHO Decries High Global Sodium Intake, Stresses Need To Protect Lives

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a ground-breaking report on reducing sodium intake globally, highlighting that the world is not on track to...

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