Press Release: MONKEYPOX, SIX MORE CASES CONFIRMED - Minister of State for Health Calls For Calm

Fri 27 Oct 2017

27 October 2017 | Abuja – MONKEYPOX: SIX MORE CASES CONFIRMED - Minister of State for Health Calls For Calm. The Honourable M...

Press Release: HMH Update On Monkeypox

Mon 16 Oct 2017

UPDATE ON MONKEYPOX - Government Confirms Three Cases On the 22nd of September 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (N...

Press Release: Update On Suspected Monkeypox Outbreak

Mon 09 Oct 2017

09 October 2017 | Abuja – UPDATE ON SUSPECTED MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK Following the notification of a suspected monkeypox outbrea...

AMR SYMPOSIUM: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE - 29TH OCT 2017)

Fri 06 Oct 2017

Background Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been identified as a global threat. Antibiotic resistance is accelerated by misus...

05 October 2017 | Monkeypox Advisory

Fri 06 Oct 2017

Monkeypox is a viral zoonotic illness, i.e. a disease primarily transmitted from animals to humans. It was first identified in h...

Press Release: SUSPECTED MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IN BAYELSA STATE

Thu 05 Oct 2017

05 October 2017 | Abuja – SUSPECTED MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IN BAYELSA STATE On the 22nd of September, 2017, the Nigeria Centre fo...

25th September 2017 | Abuja- YELLOW FEVER KEY MESSAGES

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Definition Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. It can result...

26th September 2017 | Abuja- YELLOW FEVER ADVISORY (Public)

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected specific type of mosquito. The si...

26th September 2017 | Abuja- YELLOW FEVER ADVISORY (Health Care Workers)

Tue 26 Sep 2017

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected Aedes or Haemagogus mosquitoes. Yellow Fever transmi...

25 September 2017 | Abuja – Response Activities Intensified in Response to Case of Yellow Fever in Kwara State, Nigeria.

Mon 25 Sep 2017

On the 12th of September 2017, a case of Yellow fever was confirmed in a young girl in Oke Owa community, Ifeolodun Local Govern...

18th September 2017 | Abuja- Case of Yellow Fever confirmed in Nigeria; Government starts Response

Mon 18 Sep 2017

The Hon Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, confirms a case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun ...

4 September 2017 | Abuja – FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH SUPPORTS BORNO STATE RESPONSE TO OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA

Tue 05 Sep 2017

On the 16th of August 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of a possible outbreak of Cholera in a c...

4 September 2017 | Abuja – Cholera Advisory Note

Mon 04 Sep 2017

Cholera is a disease that causes acute watery diarrhoea in children and adults. While Cholera is endemic in Nigeria, there is an...

18 August 2017 | Abuja – NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL ADVISES CALM AS IT INVESTIGATES REPORTS OF ‘STRANGE ILLNESS’

Fri 18 Aug 2017

On the 17th of August 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Event Based Surveillance (EBS) system detected the new...

Response to Lassa Fever outbreak in Lagos State

Fri 11 Aug 2017

On the 4th of August 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of an outbreak of Lassa fever in Lagos Sta...

28 July 2017 | Abuja – Flooding in Nigeria; Advice to Prevent Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Fri 28 Jul 2017

Flooding is an event of public health interest due to the resultant outcomes of mortality, morbidity, displacement, loss of prop...

Field epidemiologists gather for ‘One Health’

Tue 04 Jul 2017

3 July 2017 | Abuja – For three days in July - 5th to 7th - at the Abuja Transcorp Hilton Hotel, epidemiologists from across ...

Latest Meningitis outbreak over in Nigeria; Enhanced surveillance continues

Sun 25 Jun 2017

23 June 2017 | Abuja - With the decline in Meningitis cases, the 2016/2017 Meningitis outbreak is over and the Emergency Operati...

NIGERIA SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES JOINT EXTERNAL EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH REGULATIONS (IHR)

Sun 25 Jun 2017

20 June 2017 | Abuja – Nigeria has made commendable progress in fulfilling the requirements of the International Health Regula...

EBOLA IN CONGO: NIGERIA ACTIVATES PREPAREDNESS PLAN

Tue 16 May 2017

ABUJA | NIGERIA On the 12th of May 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the Wo...

Meningitis outbreak continues to decline as more vaccines arrive

Thu 11 May 2017

ABUJA, NIGERIA The response to the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria being led by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) co...

Meningitis Outbreak: As number of new cases drop, Sokoto State commences large vaccination campaign

Wed 26 Apr 2017

ABUJA | Nigeria The number of new cases of suspected meningitis being reported has begun to decline as outbreak control measure...

UPDATE OF MENINGITIS OUTBREAK RESPONSE: Federal Government strengthens prevention measures to Meningitis outbreak in the Nigeria

Wed 19 Apr 2017

ABUJA | NIGERIA Nigeria continues to respond to the recent outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) serotype C in some states...

Massive Turn Out in Zamfara State as Meningitis C Reactive Vaccination Commences

Fri 07 Apr 2017

ABUJA | NIGERIA In response to the recent outbreak of Meningitis C in some States in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care ...

Federal Government of Nigeria and Partners Ramp up response to Meningitis C Outbreak

Tue 04 Apr 2017

ABUJA, NIGERIA The Federal Government, through its agencies; the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, National Primary Healthcar...

ADEWOLE ASSURES NIGERIANS ON MENINGITIS OUTBREAK AS WHO SUPPLIES VACCINES TO ZAMFARA AND KATSINA

Sat 01 Apr 2017

The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has assured Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Health under his purvie...

Meningitis Outbreak in Nigeria affects five States

Thu 30 Mar 2017

Public health agencies in Nigeria led by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Primary Health Care Deve...

RESPONSE TO AIDS CURE CLAIM BY NIGERIAN SCIENTIST

Tue 07 Feb 2017

Our attention has been drawn to a recent media statement by Maduike Ezeibe, a Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Clinical Viro...

COMBATING ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN NIGERIA: MERGING ALL HANDS, ASSETS, COMPETENCE AND STAKEHOLDERS

Fri 27 Jan 2017

ABUJA, NIGERIA The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, recently brought together experts from various Ministries and Agencies, ...

LASSA FEVER: NCDC ADVISES ON PREPAREDNESS BY HOSPITALS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Mon 16 Jan 2017

Abuja, Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) calls the attention of Nigerians to an increasing number of Lassa ...

How NCDC is supporting Borno to Detect and Respond to Disease threats

Tue 06 Dec 2016

Since the insurgency in the North East of Nigeria began, millions of Nigerians have been displaced from their homes and communit...

WHO\'s Fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) regarding microcephaly, other neurological disorders and Zika virus

Sat 19 Nov 2016

18 November 2016 The fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) on Zika and microcephaly convened by the Director-General un...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control launches its website

Sat 19 Nov 2016

27th October, 2016 | Abuja, Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control launches its website today in Abuja. The web address...

Nigeria Moves to Improve Implementation of International Health Regulations

Mon 10 Oct 2016

On Thursday 6th October 2016, the national stakeholders meeting on International Health Regulations was held in Abuja within at ...

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN AND AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY COHORT 9 ADVERT

Fri 07 Oct 2016

The University Of Ibadan and Ahmadu Bello University in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and Federal Ministry o...

Setting a Sustainable Roadmap for Lassa Fever (and other Haemorrhagic Fevers) Eradication in Nigeria.

Wed 28 Sep 2016

It is 47 years since the first case of Lassa fever was identified in Nigeria. In this space of time, Nigeria has experienced alm...

WHO donates drugs for Lassa Fever Treatment

Wed 28 Sep 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria, on Thursday 4th Jaunary 2016, donated 7,000 vials of Ribavirin to Nigeria towards ...

Bring The Africa Center for Disease Control Home, to Nigeria!

Wed 28 Sep 2016

Between 9th and 11th of March, Nigeria will be hosting the African Union in an assessment visit. The African Union is considerin...

ECOWAS Regional Center for Surveillance and Disease Control Kicks off in Abuja, Nigeria

Wed 28 Sep 2016

In March 2015, at the seventeenth ordinary assembly of Health Ministers of ECOWAS, the creation of a Regional Center for Surveil...

JOINT PRESS BRIEFING BY BORNO STATE MOH AND THE FMOH ON THE HEALTH & NUTRITION HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN BORNO STATE

Wed 28 Sep 2016

After the declaration of nutritional emergency in the Borno, by the Honorable Minister of Health, a team was put together to com...

Press Release: NCDC update on case of Lassa fever in Delta ex-Anambra

Wed 28 Sep 2016

23 AUGUST 2016 | ABUJA - On 17th August 2016, a case of Lassa fever was confirmed in a 54 year old man who presented the day bef...

Five Cases of Lassa confirmed in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers States

Wed 28 Sep 2016

02 SEPTEMBER 2016, ABUJA – Five confirmed cases of Lassa Fever were reported from four states of Nigeria within the week 24th ...

Highlights from September 2016 National Council on Health in Abuja: NCDC reminds actors of roles in Lassa response.

Wed 28 Sep 2016

Yesterday 8th September 2016, a National Council on Health was held in Abuja. The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Ade...

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