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Kano govt urges residents to access free tuberculosis test and counseling

Kano State Government has called on residents to avail themselves of government’s free Tuberculosis (TB) treatment at any Tuberculosis Test and Counseling centres in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso, made the call on Tuesday at a press conference organised by the ministry to mark the World TB Day in Kano. Getso […]
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Kaduna records 4,023 new tuberculosis cases

A total  of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were  recorded across Kaduna  State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo, has said. Dogo, however, said at a news conference on Tuesday in Kaduna to mark the World Tuberculosis Day 87 per cent of the new cases were treated successfully. He attributed the […]
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Health minister, experts decry rising cases of Tuberculosis in Nigeria

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country’s productive workforce.
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PSN commits to ending TB epidemic by 2030

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has pledged to ensure Nigerians with tuberculosis (TB) are provided proper pharmaceutical care with simplified medication for compliance and total cure of the epidemic before 2030. The pharmaceutical body said it is committed to achieving a TB free world through one of its technical group, the Association of Community […]
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TB Infection Rate In Nigeria At All Time High, Nigeria Has The Highest Number Of Tuberculosis Infection In Africa – NTBLCP

TB Infection Rate In Nigeria At All Time High, Nigeria Has The Highest Number Of Tuberculosis Infection In Africa – NTBLCP

A TB Patient TB Infection Rate In Nigeria At All Time High, Nigeria Has The Highest Number Of Tuberculosis Infection In Africa – NTBLCP The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) department of the Federal Ministry of Health has said that Nigeria has the highest number of people infected

IHVN trains health workers on TB infection, control

Aremu Urges Govt to Speed Up Industrial Growth

Tuberculosis patient By Jessica OnyegbulaThe Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) on Thursday urged health workers to take adequate precaution when attending to patients to prevent transmission of Tuberculosis (TB). Dr Okpokoro Evaezi, the Research Manager, IHVN, made the call at a sensitisation training of health workers in Abuja. Evaezi said that the

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