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    Metro 18 Nigerians Die Of Tuberculosis Hourly, NTBLCP Says – Leadership Newspaper

    No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) said on Friday, in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the deputy director of NTBLCP in the federal ministry of Health, disclosed this at an integrated media parley...
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    Metro Closing the $215m funding gap for TB control in Nigeria – Vanguard News

    “When (young) Winner came for treatment, she was in such pain she had to be carried around. But after just two weeks, she showed significant improvement and is out of danger,” says Anyanwa Beatrice, the health care worker who supervised the girl’s treatment for tuberculosis … Read more via...
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    Metro Tuberculosis: the curable disease on the rise, and how to tackle it | Ending TB – the Guardian

    It’s an airborne disease that kills millions every year, and affects the lives of millions more, yet it is curable and could ultimately be eradicated – but only if governments and the public make a concerted push to do so By Sue George Tuberculosis features among the top … Read more via the...
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    Politics Buhari Declares War Against Tuberculosis

    President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on Friday said it declared total war against the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known at the launch of a laboratory for tuberculosis diagnosis at Kuchigoro Primary Health...