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NIDS ADVISORY ON THE ONGOING MONKEY POX OUTBREAK

      NIGERIAN INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY (NIDS) ADVISIORY ON THE ONGOING MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK Preamble There is an ongoing outbreak of human Monkeypox outside endemic countries in Africa, with over 900 confirmed cases reported across Europe, America, and Asia. This outbreak is reported to be caused by the West African Clade of the Monkeypox virus, […]

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NIDS STATEMENT ON WORLD MALARIA DAY 2022

WORLD MALARIA DAY 2022 As we celebrate World Malaria Day on 25 April every year, it’s a reminder of the havoc and deadly impact of malaria on vulnerable populations in Nigeria. This preventable and treatable infectious disease causes insurmountable pain and suffering in Nigerian communities alone accounting for 31.9% of malaria deaths worldwide in 2020. […]

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NIDS STATEMENT ON 2022 WORLD TB DAY

NIDS STATEMENT ON 2022 WORLD TB DAY Every March 24th, we celebrate World TB Day to mark the day Dr Robert Koch announced to the world the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis thus paving the way for the diagnosis, treatment and control of the second deadliest infectious disease in the world.   The […]

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NIDS Advocacy visit to the NCDC

The President of Nigeria Infectious diseases society (NIDS) Prof. Dimie Ogoina led members of the executive committees and board of trustees on an advocacy visit to the Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Ifedayo Adetifa on 1st March 2022. Prof. Ogoina congratulated the DG NCDC on his appointment, described the existing working […]

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