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 PREVENTION ...

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 TRAINING ON ...

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 OUTBREAK In...

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 been int...

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 DISEA...

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 NIGERIA ...

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 The...

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 NIGERIA Th...

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 HIGH ...

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...

27 January 2018 | LASSA FEVER ADVISORY (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 ...

27 January 2018 | LASSA FEVER ADVISORY (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 of Jan...

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 for ...

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, ...

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