Tag: Chikwe Ihekweazu

No new cases: DG of NCDC Chikwe Ihekweazu provides update of coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the multi-sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has been activated at level three which is the highest level of response to public health emergencies. The NCDC also notes that contacts of the index case have been identified with 19 of them in Lagos and 39 in Ogun state. The Director General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu joins CNBC Africa for an update on the efforts to contain the coronavirus in Nigeria.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What is Nigeria’s prevention strategy?

As more countries confirm cases of the Coronavirus, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Managing disease outbreaks in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recently released a National Guideline for Lassa fever Management following its re-occurrence this year. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control joins CNBC Africa from Abuja for a situation report on the Lassa fever outbreak.

Nigeria’s fight against Lassa fever, cholera outbreak

Nigeria's fight against Lassa fever, cholera outbreak
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