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How 18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly

Tuberculosis patient By Lucy Osuizigbo and Vivian IhechuNo fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from  Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), said on Friday in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Directorof  NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, disclosed this at an integrated media  parley

18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly, NTBLCP says

No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) , said on Friday in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Directorof NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, disclosedd this at an integrated media parley organised by Breakthrough Action -Nigeria in collaboration with the […] …

FG moves to review National Sanitation Policy

FG moves to review National Sanitation Policy

Samuel Bello, Abuja Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Aliboh Leon, stated this at the National critique […]
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Buhari calls for global support against tuberculosis

Buhari calls for global support against tuberculosis

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, New York President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, urged global leaders to intensify support to eradicate tuberculosis in countries battling the disease. This was even as he as restated Nigeria’s commitment towards the eradication of tuberculosis in the near future. President Buhari made the call while addressing a High Level meeting on the theme, […]
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Mrs. Buhari to address UN on Tuberculosis, funding, others

Mrs. Buhari to address UN on Tuberculosis, funding, others

The 21st Summit of Organization of African First Ladies against AIDS will hold during UNGA. Mrs. Buhari will address the session which is also centered on Tuberculosis. Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will address the United Nations General Assembly’s High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, where she will speak […]
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Tuberculosis taking over the world – WHO

WHO laments scourge of tuberculosis By Prudence ArobaniCountries are not doing enough to curb the spread of tuberculosis (TB) which is threatening to affect some 1.3 billion people, a quarter of the world’s population. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that a quarter of the world’s population are at risk of developing

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