FG pledges commitment to TB control, donates TB detecting machine to El-Lab Ltd

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who gave the assurance on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Lagos at the “National Public/Private Mix (PPM) Summit for Tuberculosis Control in Nigeria”, disclosed that budgetary allocation for TB control would be increased in the 2019 budget. He wouldn’t give details of the allocation but added: “We will likewise […]

World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Stop TB Partnership Nigeria holds road walk for TB awareness

On Saturday, 20th March 2018, Stop TB Partnership Nigeria in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in commemoration of World Tuberculosis Day, held a road walk in Abuja to raise awareness about Tuberculosis. The road walk was the last of a weeklong activities planned for the event, which started […]

World Tuberculosis Day 2018, on the search for TB Leaders in Nigeria

  Every year, organizations around the world commemorate World Tuberculosis Day on March 24th to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global tuberculosis epidemic. Political leaders, medical practitioners and development workers may be at the forefront of tackling this […]