24 08, 2019

Nigeria marks three years without Wild Polio Virus

The Federal government on Wednesday marked three years without a case of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in the country and expressed confidence that by March 2020, would certify Nigeria as polio-free. The Executive Director/CEO of National Primary Health Care Development [...]

22 11, 2018

Yellow fever vaccination starts for 26.2m people

Planned mass vaccination of some 26.2 million people against yellow fever got underway across the country on November 22. It is the second phase of a massive campaign to establish high population immunity to yellow fever nationwide which ends December [...]

2 11, 2018

Nigeria to Attain Polio-free Status in 2019

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says Nigeria may be certified polio-free in next 11 months, if access to insecure areas in Borno State and some parts of the North-East, improves. Dr. Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, NPHCDA, disclosed [...]