Posts Tagged ‘NCDC’

#COVID19: NCDC Reports 163 New Cases — Lagos Accounts For Half Of The Figure With 113 Positive Samples

by Seun Adeuyion October 12, 2020
163 new COVID-19 infections was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). NCDC, who confirmed the new cases in its update for October 11, 2020, revealed that Lagos alone accounted for over half of the new cases with 113 new positive samples representing a […]

NCDC Launches Revised IDSR Strategy To Improve Health System’s Capacity

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon October 1, 2020
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Wednesday announced the launch of the revised edition of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response(IDSR) technical guidelines, spearheaded by the Agency’s Director General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu. The Agency said IDSR is a strategy adopted to improve health system’s capacity at all levels, detecting and responding to disease outbreaks […]

NCDC Calls For Vigilance From Health Workers, As International Flights Resume

by Gerald Onwukaon August 25, 2020
Head, Surveillance and Epidemiology Department, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mrs. Elsie Ilori has called on health workers in the country to sustain vigilance and look out for suspicious behavior to the COVID-19 virus as international flights resumes. She gave this disclosure in Abuja, during update given by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. […]

#COVID19: Why Nigeria’s Cases Are Low — NCDC

by Seun Adeuyion August 14, 2020
The low number of the COVID-19 cases in the country is due to the lesser amount of samples collected across the states. Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this during the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Thursday, noted that that the testing labs were […]

“We Are Working To Ensure Immediate Access To #COVID19 Vaccine When It Is Available”– NCDC

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon August 3, 2020
The Director-General for the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday informed Nigerians that the NCDC will make vaccines for the Coronavirus available, as soon as a proven cure is revealed. Ihekweazu opined that vaccines would be a major break though in the global fight against Covid-19, saying “No single measure will have […]

Just In: NCDC Launches #OrangeNetwork Workshop For #Covid19 Prevention

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 27, 2020
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced late Monday the convening of the first ‘Orange Network’ workshop for participating health facilities on infection prevention and control (IPC). NCDC has said the aim of the workshop, is to guide Nigerian health facilities towards becoming experts on infection prevention, over a period of five years. In […]