Cholera in Nigeria: Urgent call to strengthen Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH)

Mon 09 Aug 2021

09 August 2021 | Abuja – Cholera in Nigeria: Urgent call to strengthen Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) The Nigeria ...

NCDC Hosts Nigerian Conference of Applied and Field Epidemiology – focuses on lessons from COVID-19 pandemic and other disease outbreaks

Mon 26 Jul 2021

26 July 2021 | Abuja – NCDC Hosts Nigerian Conference of Applied and Field Epidemiology – focuses on lessons from ...

COVID-19 Public Health Advisory for Eid-el-Kabir

Tue 20 Jul 2021

20 July 2021 | Abuja – COVID-19 Public Health Advisory for Eid-el-Kabir The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...

Confirmed Case of Delta Variant Detected in Nigeria

Thu 08 Jul 2021

08 July 2021 | Abuja – Confirmed Case of Delta Variant Detected in Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...

Data4COVID19 Africa Challenge: NCDC Emerges One of Seven Winners to Strengthen Data Use in Response to COVID-19

Fri 25 Jun 2021

25 June 2021 | Abuja – Data4COVID19 Africa Challenge: NCDC Emerges One of Seven Winners to Strengthen Data Use in Respons...

NCDC Supports States to Intensify Cholera Outbreak Response

Mon 21 Jun 2021

21 June 2021 | Abuja – NCDC Supports States to Intensify Cholera Outbreak Response The Nigeria Centre for Disease Contro...

NCDC Demonstrates Commitment to Strengthen Health Security – commissions fifth treatment centre in less than one year

Fri 18 Jun 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has established an infectious disease treatment centre at the Federal Medical Cent...

Federal Ministry of Health Implements Massive Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment to Primary Healthcare Centres in Nigeria

Fri 28 May 2021

28 May 2021 | Abuja – Federal Ministry of Health Implements Massive Distribution of Personal Protective Equipment to Prim...

Advanced NFETP FAQ

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What is Advanced NFETP?...

05 May 2021 | Abuja – World Hand Hygiene Day 2021

Wed 05 May 2021

05 May 2021 | Abuja – World Hand Hygiene Day 2021 Today, the 5th of May 2021, Nigerians are joining millions of people a...

One Year of COVID-19 Response in Nigeria

Sat 27 Feb 2021

27 February 2021 | Abuja – One Year of COVID-19 Response in Nigeria Exactly one year ago, on the 27th of February 2020, ...

NCDC and NIMR Release Findings of COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Four States of Nigeria

Mon 22 Feb 2021

22 February | Abuja – NCDC and NIMR Release Findings of COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Four States of Niger...

Statement on Variants of SARS-COV-2 in Nigeria

Fri 19 Feb 2021

19th February, 2021| STATEMENT ON VARIANTS OF SARS-COV-2 IN NIGERIA Given recent press reports on new variants of the severe a...

Public Health Advisory Following Declaration of Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Guinea

Thu 18 Feb 2021

18 February 2021 | Abuja – Public Health Advisory Following Declaration of Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Guinea The Ni...

NCDC Launches Campaign ‘6232’

Mon 15 Feb 2021

15 February 2021 | Abuja – NCDC LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN ‘6232’ The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) h...

Strengthening State Health Security; NCDC Donates Infectious Disease Care Centre and Molecular Laboratory to Taraba State

Mon 08 Feb 2021

08 February | Abuja – Strengthening State Health Security; NCDC Donates Infectious Disease Care Centre and Molecular Labo...

Lassa Fever Public Health Advisory

Thu 28 Jan 2021

28 January 2021 | Abuja – LASSA FEVER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) cau...

Lassa Fever Healthcare Worker Advisory

Thu 28 Jan 2021

28 January 2021 | Abuja – LASSA FEVER HEALTHCARE WORKER ADVISORY Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF)...

“Seeing is Believing” - Vice President Yemi Osibanjo Visits NCDC, Lauds Efforts of Public Health Workers

Fri 22 Jan 2021

22 January 2021 | Abuja – “SEEING IS BELIEVING” - VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSIBANJO VISITS NCDC, LAUDS EFFORTS OF ...

NCDC Publishes New Guidance on Use of Approved Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits in Congregate Settings

Mon 18 Jan 2021

18 January 2021 | Abuja – NCDC PUBLISHES NEW GUIDANCE ON USE OF APPROVED RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST KITS IN CONGREGATE SETTI...

NCDC Announces “6232” as Short Code for Public Enquiries

Thu 14 Jan 2021

14 January 2021 | Abuja – NCDC ANNOUNCES “6232” AS SHORT CODE FOR PUBLIC ENQUIRIES The Nigeria Centre for Di...

Public Health Advisory as Nigeria Records 100,000 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Mon 11 Jan 2021

11 January 2020 | Abuja – Public Health Advisory as Nigeria Records 100,000 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Since the beginn...

‘Celebrate Responsibly’ and Save Lives– New Awareness Campaign for the Yuletide Season

Tue 22 Dec 2020

22 December 2020 | Abuja – ‘Celebrate Responsibly’ and Save Lives– New Awareness Campaign for the Yul...

Advisory to Public Sector Leaders and Business Owners on the Resurgence of COVID-19

Thu 17 Dec 2020

17 December 2020 | Abuja – Advisory to Public Sector Leaders and Business Owners on the Resurgence of COVID-19 Followin...

Public Health Advisory Following Increase in Number of COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria

Fri 11 Dec 2020

11 December 2020 | Abuja – Public Health Advisory Following Increase in Number of COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria The Nigeria...

End-of-Year Travel Advisory on COVID-19

Mon 30 Nov 2020

30 November 2020 | Abuja – END-OF-YEAR TRAVEL ADVISORY ON COVID-19 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) issues ...

Nigeria joins the World to Commemorate 2020 Antibiotics Awareness Week

Wed 18 Nov 2020

18 November 2020 | Abuja – Nigeria joins the World to Commemorate 2020 Antibiotics Awareness Week Antimicrobial resistan...

NCDC and UNICEF Launch Chatbot To Combat COVID-19 Misinformation in Nigeria

Wed 11 Nov 2020

11 November 2020 | Abuja – NCDC and UNICEF Launch Chatbot To Combat COVID-19 Misinformation in Nigeria The Nigeria Centr...

07 November 2020 | Abuja – Response to Suspected Yellow Fever Outbreak in Delta and Enugu States

Sat 07 Nov 2020

07 November 2020 | Abuja – Response to Suspected Yellow Fever Outbreak in Delta and Enugu States The Nigeria Centre for ...

Inaugural Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Coordination Committee

Mon 28 Sep 2020

28 September 2020 | Abuja– Inaugural Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Coordination Committee The threat ...

NCDC Donates Treatment Centre to Federal Capital Territory for Management of Cases

Fri 25 Sep 2020

25 September 2020 | Abuja – NCDC Donates Treatment Centre to Federal Capital Territory for Management of Cases On the 25...

TEN ESSENTIAL MEASURES TO PREVENT INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS DURING FLOODING

Thu 24 Sep 2020

TEN ESSENTIAL MEASURES TO PREVENT INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS DURING FLOODING There has been widespread flooding in some sta...

NCDC and NIMR launch COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Selected States of Nigeria

Mon 21 Sep 2020

21 September 2020 | Abuja – NCDC and NIMR launch COVID-19 Household Seroprevalence Surveys in Selected States of Nigeri...

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY- NO EVIDENCE ON BENEFIT OF ‘AIR DOCTOR’ TAGS AGAINST COVID-19

Sun 20 Sep 2020

20th September 2020 | Abuja - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY- NO EVIDENCE ON BENEFIT OF ‘AIR DOCTOR’ TAGS AGAINST COVID-1...

14 September 2020 | Abuja – Update on the Nigeria International Travel Portal

Mon 14 Sep 2020

14 September 2020 | Abuja – Update on the Nigeria International Travel Portal Our attention has been drawn to a report p...

07 September 2020 | Abuja – PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ON COVID-19

Mon 07 Sep 2020

07 September 2020 | Abuja – PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ON COVID-19 The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new strain of the...

Nigeria Commemorates World Mask Week

Fri 07 Aug 2020

07 August 2020 | Abuja – Nigeria Commemorates World Mask Week The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) joins the gl...

Nigeria Launches COVID-19 Online Course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

Sat 04 Jul 2020

04 July 2020 | Abuja – Nigeria Launches COVID-19 Online Course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) The Nigeria Cen...

27 June 2020 | Abuja – ADVISORY ON THE USE OF FACE SHIELDS WITH FACE MASKS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Sat 27 Jun 2020

27 June 2020 | Abuja – ADVISORY ON THE USE OF FACE SHIELDS WITH FACE MASKS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC Following evolving evid...

Clarification of COVID-19 Testing Expansion in Nigeria in light of Comments by Officials of Cross River State

Sat 20 Jun 2020

20 June 2020 | Abuja – Clarification of COVID-19 Testing Expansion in Nigeria in light of Comments by Officials of Cross ...

Nigeria Releases COVID-19 Guide to Re-Open Places of Worship

Sat 13 Jun 2020

13 June 2020|Abuja – NIGERIA RELEASES COVID-19 GUIDE TO RE-OPEN PLACES OF WORSHIP The Nigeria Centre for Disease Contro...

100 Days of Nigeria COVID-19 Response

Mon 08 Jun 2020

06 June 2020 | Abuja – 100 DAYS OF NIGERIA’S COVID-19 RESPONSE On the 27th of February 2020, Nigeria confirmed i...

28th April 2020 – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Announces End of Emergency Phase of 2020 Lassa Fever Outbreak

Tue 28 Apr 2020

28 April 2020 | Abuja – NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL ANNOUNCES END OF EMERGENCY PHASE OF 2020 LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK ...

21st March 2020- Ten New Cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nigeria

Sat 21 Mar 2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed ten (10) new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria; three (3) new ...

18th March 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (#6)

Wed 18 Mar 2020

18th March 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (#6) The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new st...

Five new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) confirmed in Nigeria

Wed 18 Mar 2020

March 18, 2020 The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) unfortunately confirms 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria within the last ...

17th March 2020- Third case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) confirmed in Nigeria

Tue 17 Mar 2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a new case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. This case was confirmed on...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON CORONAVIRUS - 15/03/2020

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Sunday, 15 March 2020 What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are normally transmitted between animals and ...

15th March 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (#5)

Sun 15 Mar 2020

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new strain of the virus that has not been previously identified in humans. SARS-CoV-2 is...

UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN NIGERIA

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Two new developments have taken place since the last briefing in Abuja on the coronavirus situation in Nigeria. The first is th...

03 March, 2020 | Abuja – DIRECTOR GENERAL OF NCDC IS NOT QUARANTINED

Tue 03 Mar 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware of reports from the media stating that Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu is ...

29th February 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#4)

Sat 29 Feb 2020

29th February 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#4) The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is a new s...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON CORONAVIRUS - 29/02/20

Sat 29 Feb 2020

What is COVID-19? Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are normally transmitted between animals and people. The COVID-19 is...

FIRST CASE OF CORONA VIRUS DISEASE CONFIRMED IN NIGERIA

Fri 28 Feb 2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was ...

NIGERIA LEADS TRAINING ON INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL TO STRENGTHEN CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS IN AFRICA

Fri 21 Feb 2020

21 February, 2020 | Abuja – NIGERIA LEADS TRAINING ON INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL TO STRENGTHEN CORONAVIRUS PREPARED...

3rd February 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#3)

Sun 02 Feb 2020

This is an updated advisory on the novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV), by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. As this is a n...

SURVEILLANCE CASE DEFINITIONS FOR NEW CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (Version 1)

Sun 02 Feb 2020

Suspected Case: Any person with acute respiratory illness, (including severely ill patients who have been hospitalised) present...

31st January 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#2)

Fri 31 Jan 2020

31st January 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (#2) This is the second public health advisory on a...

What You Need To Know About The Novel Coronavirus

Thu 30 Jan 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is aware that many Chinese nationals are expected to return to Nigeria following t...

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Intensifies Response to Ongoing Lassa Outbreak

Sat 25 Jan 2020

25 January 2020 | Abuja – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Intensifies Response to Ongoing Lassa Outbreak In response ...

Public Health Advisory to Nigerians on Novel Coronavirus

Wed 22 Jan 2020

22nd January 2020| PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY TO NIGERIANS ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS This is a public health advisory on a new virus; th...

Lassa fever Healthcare Worker Advisory

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Lassa fever Healthcare Worker Advisory, 14th January 2020 Lassa fever is a major public health challenge in West Africa, with N...

Nigeria Announces Three New Laboratories For Yellow Fever, Measles and Rubella

Tue 14 Jan 2020

14 January, 2019 | Abuja – NIGERIA ANNOUNCES THREE NEW LABORATORIES FOR YELLOW FEVER, MEASLES AND RUBELLA The Federal Mi...

Press Release - Honourable Minister of Health Visits NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja

Thu 09 Jan 2020

09 January, 2020 | Abuja – HONOURABLE MINISTER OF HEALTH VISITS NCDC NATIONAL REFERENCE LABORATORY, ABUJA The Honourab...

Short Term Consultancy - Surveillance Support Officers in 19 States

Thu 12 Dec 2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is recruiting for short term consultancy - Surveillance Support Officers in 19 sta...

Short Term Consultancy - SORMAS Operations Manager

Thu 12 Dec 2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is recruiting for short term consultancy - SORMAS Operations Manager Background ...

Press Release - Nigeria Launches One Health Strategic Plan

Wed 11 Dec 2019

11 December, 2019 | Abuja – NIGERIA LAUNCHES ONE HEALTH STRATEGIC PLAN Nigeria has launched a national One Health strate...

Lassa Fever Public Health Advisory

Sun 08 Dec 2019

Lassa fever Public Health Advisory, 08 December 2019. Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) caused by the Lass...

Press Release - Nigeria Holds Mid-Term Joint External Evaluation of International Health Regulations

Fri 22 Nov 2019

22 November, 2019 | Abuja – NIGERIA HOLDS MID-TERM JOINT EXTERNAL EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH REGULATIONS With th...

Press Release: Nigeria Marks National Antibiotics Awareness Week 18th-24th November, Advocates Responsible Use of Antibiotics

Mon 18 Nov 2019

18th November, 2019 | Abuja – Nigeria Marks National Antibiotics Awareness Week 18th-24th November, Advocates Responsibl...

Federal Government Agencies Support Response to Increase in Yellow Fever Cases in Kastina, Bauchi and Benue

Fri 08 Nov 2019

08 November, 2019 | Abuja – FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SUPPORT RESPONSE TO INCREASE IN YELLOW FEVER CASES IN KASTINA, ...

Yellow Fever Public Health Advisory for International Travel

Thu 07 Nov 2019

YELLOW FEVER PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL Issued by: NCDC and Port Health Services (PHS) - November 2019 Ba...

Yellow Fever FAQs

Mon 04 Nov 2019

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON YELLOW FEVER What is yellow fever? • Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus and is sp...

Press Release - NCDC and NPHCDA Continue to Respond to Yellow Fever Outbreak of in Bauchi State

Thu 19 Sep 2019

19 September, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC AND NPHCDA CONTINUE TO RESPOND TO YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK OF IN BAUCHI STATE The Nigeria...

NCDC, NFELTP Holds 4th Annual Scientific Conference

Tue 10 Sep 2019

10th September, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC/NFELTP HOLDS 4TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Press Release - The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Responds to Cases Of Yellow Fever in Bauchi State

Fri 06 Sep 2019

06 September, 2019 | Abuja – THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL RESPONDS TO CASES OF YELLOW FEVER IN BAUCHI STATE ...

The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State

Sat 10 Aug 2019

10 August, 2019 | Abuja – THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) IS AWARE OF A SUSPECTED OUTBREAK OF YELLOW FEVER ...

Press Release - NCDC PARTNERS WITH RESOLVE TO SAVE LIVES (RTSL) TO PREVENT EPIDEMICS IN NIGERIA

Mon 05 Aug 2019

05 August, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC PARTNERS WITH RESOLVE TO SAVE LIVES (RTSL) TO PREVENT EPIDEMICS IN NIGERIA The Nigeria C...

Response To Rumour Of Bovine Tuberculosis In Beef In Northern Nigeria

Tue 16 Jul 2019

15 July, 2019 | Abuja – RESPONSE TO RUMOUR OF BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS IN BEEF IN NORTHERN NIGERIA We are aware of a rumour...

WHO Advice for International Travel in Relation to Measles

Fri 12 Jul 2019

WHO ADVICE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL IN RELATION TO MEASLES - June 2019 Measles is one of the world’s most contagious dis...

Public Health Advisory on Cholera: 5 Tips for Prevention

Thu 04 Jul 2019

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ON CHOLERA 5 TIPS FOR PREVENTION The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) issues this public healt...

Cholera Advisory for Healthcare Workers and Providers: Recognition, Management and Prevention of Cholera

Thu 04 Jul 2019

CHOLERA ADVISORY FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND PROVIDERS: RECOGNITION, MANAGEMENT AND PREVENTION OF CHOLERA The Nigeria Centre fo...

Federal Government Debunks Ebola Virus Presence in Nigeria

Wed 19 Jun 2019

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DEBUNKS EBOLA VIRUS PRESENCE IN NIGERIA The Federal Government has described as false, the message circulati...

EVD: NCDC Conducts Risk Assessment Amidst Ongoing Outbreak in the DRC and Uganda

Sun 16 Jun 2019

16 June, 2019 | Abuja – EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE: NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL CONDUCTS RISK ASSESSMENT AMIDST ONGOING O...

NCDC and RKI Launch New Project to Strengthen Health Security in Nigeria

Thu 13 Jun 2019

13 June, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC and RKI Launch New Project to Strengthen Health Security in Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for ...

NCDC Announces End of Emergency Phase of 2019 Lassa Fever Outbreak

Thu 30 May 2019

30 May, 2019 | Abuja – NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL ANNOUNCES END OF EMERGENCY PHASE OF 2019 LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK ...

NCDC Launches ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to Mark 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day

Sat 04 May 2019

04 May, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC Launches ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to Mark 2019 World Hand Hygiene Day The ...

West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) Supports Nigeria with High Resolution Thermal Camera for Airport Screening

Thu 25 Apr 2019

25 April, 2019 | Abuja – West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) Supports Nigeria with High Resolution Thermal Camera for ...

World Meningitis Day 2019 - Life After Meningitis

Wed 24 Apr 2019

24 April, 2019 | Abuja – WORLD MENINGITIS DAY 2019: ‘LIFE AFTER MENINGITIS’ Today as we mark World Meningit...

2019 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Cohort 11, Ahmadu Bello University

Mon 01 Apr 2019

AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY in collaboration with FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH and FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPME...

2019 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Cohort 11, University of Ibadan

Mon 01 Apr 2019

THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN in collaboration with the FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH (FMOH) AND THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND...

Decline in Lassa Fever Cases as NCDC Sustains Intensive Response

Mon 11 Mar 2019

11 March, 2019 | Abuja – Decline in Lassa Fever Cases as NCDC Sustains Intensive Response Over the last five weeks, ther...

Press Release: NCDC Reviews Lassa Fever Outbreak Response Amidst Reducing Number of Cases

Mon 25 Feb 2019

25 February, 2018 | Abuja – NCDC REVIEWS LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK RESPONSE AMIDST REDUCING NUMBER OF CASES The Nigeria Centr...

Press Release: NCDC Initiates Response To Rising Lassa Fever Cases In Nigeria

Tue 22 Jan 2019

22 January, 2019 | Abuja – NCDC Initiates Response To Rising Lassa Fever Cases In Nigeria There has been an increase in ...

Nigeria Hosts Lassa Fever International Conference To Mark Fifty Years After Isolation Of The Virus

Tue 22 Jan 2019

08 January, 2019 | Abuja – Nigeria Hosts Lassa Fever International Conference To Mark Fifty Years After Isolation Of The ...

Innovative Genomics Tool Directs Public Health Response Early in Outbreak

Fri 04 Jan 2019

• Scientists used a portable sequencing device to rapidly identify virus strains in midst of 2018 Lassa fever outbreak i...

NCDC Offer 5 Important Tips To Prevent Cerebrospinal Meningitis

Mon 24 Dec 2018

NCDC OFFERS FIVE IMPORTANT TIPS TO PREVENT CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - During the dry season, high ...

Heads of 19 Agencies Affirm Support for the New National Action Plan for Health Security

Mon 17 Dec 2018

17 December, 2018 | Abuja – HEADS OF 19 AGENCIES AFFIRM SUPPORT FOR THE NEW NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR HEALTH SECURITY  ...

NCDC, WHO Simulation Exercise Puts Global Pandemic Readiness To The Test

Tue 04 Dec 2018

04 December, 2018 | Abuja – NCDC, WHO SIMULATION EXERCISE PUTS GLOBAL PANDEMIC READINESS TO THE TEST A simulation for a ...

Response to Yellow Fever Cases in Edo State

Sat 24 Nov 2018

24 November, 2018 | Abuja – RESPONSE TO YELLOW FEVER CASES IN EDO STATE The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is aware ...

President Muhammadu Buhari Signs Bill For An Act To Establish The NCDC

Tue 13 Nov 2018

13 November, 2018 | Abuja - PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SIGNS BILL FOR AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL...

Nigeria to Mark National Antibiotics Awareness Week - November 12th - 18th, 2018

Sat 10 Nov 2018

10 November, 2018 | Abuja – NIGERIA TO MARK NATIONAL ANTIBIOTICS AWARENESS WEEK - NOVEMBER 12TH - 18TH, 2018 Theme: Misu...

UK Signs MOU with Nigeria to Strengthen Health Security

Tue 02 Oct 2018

2nd October, 2018|Abuja – UK SIGNS MOU WITH NIGERIA TO STRENGTHEN HEALTH SECURITY The United Kingdom through its nationa...

10 Messages To Prevent Infectious Disease Outbreaks During Flooding

Wed 19 Sep 2018

TEN MESSAGES TO PREVENT INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS DURING FLOODING The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) and the N...

Re: Monkeypox Cases in the United Kingdom

Wed 12 Sep 2018

12 September, 2018 | Abuja – Re: Monkeypox Cases in the United Kingdom The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is...

‘Build Resilient Health Systems, Strengthen Economic Productivity in Nigeria’ – US Ambassador Urges NCDC

Mon 10 Sep 2018

10 September, 2018 | Abuja – ‘Build Resilient Health Systems, Strengthen Economic Productivity in Nigeria’ ...

NCDC Calls for Stronger Partnerships and Investments in Scientific Research to Address Public Health Issues

Fri 07 Sep 2018

06 September, 2018 | Abuja – NCDC Calls for Stronger Partnerships and Investments in Scientific Research to Address Publi...

August 6th 2018 | NCDC, PHN Partner with Private Sector Towards Ending Epidemics in Nigeria

Mon 06 Aug 2018

August 6th 2018 | NCDC, PHN partner with private sector towards ending epidemics in Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria The Nigeria Centre f...

Press Release: Nigeria Develops A National Action Plan For Health Security

Thu 02 Aug 2018

02 August, 2018 | Abuja – NIGERIA DEVELOPS A NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR HEALTH SECURITY As a signatory to the Internationa...

THE RESPONSE TO CHOLERA OUTBREAKS CONTINUE

Sun 22 Jul 2018

19 July, 2018 | Abuja – THE RESPONSE TO CHOLERA OUTBREAKS CONTINUE Over the last few months, the Nigeria Centre for Dise...

THE RESPONSE TO CHOLERA OUTBREAKS CONTINUE

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Over the last few months, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been supporting many States in the country to respon...

Public Health Advisory: With The Increase In Cholera Outbreaks, NCDC Provides Five Tips On Prevention

Wed 30 May 2018

30 May, 2018 | Abuja – PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: WITH THE INCREASE IN CHOLERA OUTBREAKS, NCDC PROVIDES FIVE TIPS ON PREVENT...

NCDC and ISTH Begin Nationwide Training Lassa Fever Management

Wed 23 May 2018

18 May, 2018 | Abuja – NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND IRRUA SPECIALIST TEACHING HOSPITAL BEGIN NATIONWIDE TRAININ...

Public Health Advisory on Ebola

Sat 12 May 2018

On the 8th of May 2018, the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) confirmed an outbreak of Ebola virus diseas...

Honourable Minister of Health Announces End of Emergency Phase of Nigeria\'s Lassa Fever Outbreak

Fri 11 May 2018

10 May, 2018 | Abuja – HONOURABLE MINISTER OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES END OF EMERGENCY PHASE OF NIGERIA’S LASSA FEVER OUT...

Lowest Number of New Lassa Fever Cases Recorded in Nigeria

Thu 19 Apr 2018

19 April, 2018 | Abuja – LOWEST NUMBER OF NEW LASSA FEVER CASES RECORDED IN NIGERIA As outbreak control efforts have bee...

Public Health Advisory on Listeriosis

Thu 12 Apr 2018

On the 17th of March 2018, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration Control (NAFDAC) issued an alert on the outbrea...

WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus On Historic Visit to the NCDC

Wed 11 Apr 2018

10 April 2018 | Abuja – WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL, DR. TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS ON HISTORIC VISIT TO THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR ...

NCDC and State Surveillance Teams Meet In Kano To Evaluate Response To Disease Outbreaks In Nigeria

Thu 05 Apr 2018

04 April, 2018 | Abuja – NCDC AND STATE SURVEILLANCE TEAMS MEET IN KANO TO EVALUATE RESPONSE TO DISEASE OUTBREAKS IN NIGE...

3rd Annual Disease Surveillance Review Meeting (ADSRM), Kano Nigeria

Tue 03 Apr 2018

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is organising its 3rd Annual Disease Surveillance Review Meeting (ADSRM) with the Theme "...

Despite the Reduction in New Cases, NCDC and Partners Intensify Response to Lassa Fever Outbreak

Wed 28 Mar 2018

27 March, 2018 | Abuja – DESPITE THE REDUCTION IN NEW CASES, NCDC AND PARTNERS INTENSIFY RESPONSE TO LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK...

Early Results of Lassa Virus Sequencing & Implications for Current Outbreak Response in Nigeria

Mon 12 Mar 2018

12 March, 2018 | Abuja – EARLY RESULTS OF LASSA VIRUS SEQUENCING AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CURRENT OUTBREAK RESPONSE IN NIGERI...

NCDC Response to Guardian Newspaper Headline on Cost of Treatment for Lassa Fever Cases

Sun 11 Mar 2018

11 March, 2018 | Abuja – RE: HEADLINE IN THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER - LASSA FEVER: PROHIBITIVE COST OF TREATMENT ENGENDERING ...

28 February 2018 | Abuja – NCDC INTENSIFIES RESPONSE TO THE LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK

Wed 28 Feb 2018

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has intensified its response to the Lassa Fever outbreak as the number of confirme...

Health Advisory on Lassa Fever (General Public)

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Lassa fever is a viral infection caused by the Lassa fever virus. The virus is primarily transmitted to humans via contact with ...

Health Advisory on Lassa Fever (Healthcare Workers)

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Lassa fever is a viral infection caused by the Lassa fever virus. The virus is primarily transmitted to humans via contact with ...

24 January 2018 | Abuja – LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK UPDATE

Wed 24 Jan 2018

Following the increasing number of Lassa fever cases reported from several States across the country, the Nigeria Centre for Dis...

Press Release: Reported Cluster of Lass Fever Among Health Care Workers In Ebonyi State

Mon 15 Jan 2018

15 January 2018 | Abuja – REPORTED CLUSTER OF LASSA FEVER AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN EBONYI STATE On Sunday the 14th o...

20 December 2017| Cerebrospinal Meningitis Advisory

Wed 20 Dec 2017

Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) is an acute inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord. It is a very se...

University of Ibadan 2017 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Cohort 10

Tue 12 Dec 2017

THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN in collaboration with THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH (FMOH) and THE FEDERAL MINISTRYOF AGRICULTURE AND ...

Ahmadu Bello University 2017 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Cohort 10

Tue 12 Dec 2017

AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY in collaboration with FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH and FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPME...

Press Release: NCDC Launches Five-Year Plan (2017-2021)

Tue 28 Nov 2017

21 November 2017 | Abuja – NCDC LAUNCHES FIVE-YEAR PLAN (2017-2021) Today the 21st of November 2017, the Nigeria Centre...

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 Honoura...

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 ou...

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 Cent...

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...

Yellow Fever Public Health Advisory

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...

Yellow Fever Healthcare Workers Advisory

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...

Public Health Advisory on Cholera

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 ac...

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 R...

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...

WEST AFRICAN HEALTH ORGANISATION (WAHO) ****** CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (Individual Consulting Service) Reference No FM/TEND/AMI/2019/04/bk

Sat 19 Nov 2016

WEST AFRICAN HEALTH ORGANISATION (WAHO) CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (Individual Consulting Service) Reference No FM/TEND/...

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 ...

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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