Primary Healthcare

All people, of all ages, everywhere, deserve the right care, right in their community

Did you know?

• 1.5 million Nigerians die every year from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines.

• Neglected tropical diseases continue to cause disabilities and deaths among Nigeria’s poorest communities.

• Polio has been 99.9% eradicated — and could become the second human disease in history to be completely wiped out.

How can you support

• Call on the federal and state governments to invest in lifesaving vaccines to protect every child’s future.

• Tell governments around the world to #EndTheNeglect and prevent neglected tropical diseases.

• In 2020, no child should suffer from polio. Urge the Nigerian government to eradicate the disease globally.

News & Stories

Might Nigeria Have Inadequate Surveillance for The Endemic Monkeypox?

With the incessant outbreak and spread of the rare infectious zoonotic disease, Monkey Pox, in Africa, endemic countries like Nigeria should have a heightened surveillance of the disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has newly confirmed 21 new cases of this disease on Sunday, September 13th, 2022, which goes to confirm that this disease is still very much around.

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