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29 May 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

In this reporting month of April, 2019:

  • Three hundred and thirty two (332) suspected cases were recorded.

  • Three (3) new presumptive positive cases were recorded

26 May 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 73 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

23 May 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • 2,000 Refugees in Cameroon willing to participate in the safe and dignified repatriation to Adamawa State in May, 2019

  • Inauguration of the SMOH, Health Data Governing Council and the Health Data Consultative Committee with support from WHO

  • Updates at the MOFCOM level

  • TB REACH Wave 5 IDP Scale-up Project for active TB case detection in 4 LGAs with high case load of IDPs within host communities.

19 May 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 71 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

17 May 2019 description

Strengthening Management Competencies of NCDC Workforce

Leadership and management competencies are critical to health system strengthening. In recognition of this, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has continued to build the capacity of its workforce through diverse strategies, in line with global best practice. Our goal is to ensure that the NCDC workforce is well-equipped with the required technical and management skills for the effective delivery of our mandate in protecting the health of Nigerians.

13 May 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reports of increasing number of direct attacks on health care facilities while some were affected due to collateral damages during the fighting, as a result in some areas health services are disrupted and population have no or limited access to health care.

13 May 2019 description

Surveillance | Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported

270 Number of health facilities

212 Number of health facilities that reported

78% Completeness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

78% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

13 May 2019 description

NCDC Begins Congenital Rubella Surveillance in Nigeria

Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) is a vaccine preventable condition which usually affects children resulting in long term disability, poor quality of life and low life expectancy. The cost of correcting the disability caused by CRS is usually unaffordable especially in the low resource setting like Nigeria. Unfortunately, there are no reliable data on the national burden of CRS in Nigeria.

12 May 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 68 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

10 May 2019 description

Health Security in Nigeria: Four Years of Progress

This week’s editorial is a redacted version of an opinion piece written by the Honourable Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole as part of the launch of the NCDC 2018 annual report and the NCDC Act communications campaign.

09 May 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

In this reporting week, 25th February — 3rd March, 2019:

  • Eighty eight suspected cases were recorded.

  • Two new presumptive positive cases were recorded:

    • NCDC Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) reported two cases from Edo State - 2 (Uhunmwode LGA)
    • No new confirmed case from the Institute Pasteur (IP) Dakar.
  • Last IP Dakar confirmed cases were 20th February 2019

06 May 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 67 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

06 May 2019 description

Surveillance | Performance Indicators

25 Number of LGAs* Number of LGAs that reported

270 Number of health facilities

222 Number of health facilities that reported

81% Completeness at health facility level. 92% at LGA level.

81% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.

29 Apr 2019 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 68 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

29 Apr 2019 description

25 Number of LGAs*

25 Number of LGAs that reported

270 Number of health facilities

211 Number of health facilities that reported

77% Completeness at health facility level. 92% at LGA level.

77% Timeliness at health facility level. 88% at LGA level.