Medicine

The Use Of Data In The Fight Against Covid-19 Will Be In Line With Appropriate Regulations

The attention of Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, Honourable Minister of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE), has been drawn to reports of devious schemes perpetrated by some unscrupulous persons claiming they have access to personal data of Nigerians such as SIM databases, bank verification numbers or any other […]

Medicine

Mr Edward Kallon, the Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, statement on the death of an aid worker from COVID-19

I am very saddened to confirm the death of a health worker on 18 April who had contracted the new coronavirus disease COVID-19. Our sincerest condolences go to his family, friends and colleagues who are all deeply affected by the loss. Despite the risks, this Nigerian health worker was devoting his life to treating vulnerable […]

Medicine

North East Nigeria – COVID-19 in conflict-affected areas (DG ECHO, NCDC, UNDP, WFP) (ECHO Daily Flash 20 April 2020)

A health worker, positive for COVID-19, died in Borno State on 18 April. The stealth of the virus in the extremely congested living conditions coupled with high prevalence of comorbidities, including high incidences of chronic malnutrition and endemic malaria, measles, cholera and Lassa fever, may have serious implications. Social distancing recommendations would be impossible to […]

Medicine

National Primary Health Care Development Agency: Preparedness and response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at primary healthcare and community level

1.0 Executive Summary The emergence and global spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) poses a significant threat to public health globally, especially for health systems in low- and middleincome countries. Since the first case was reported in Nigeria on 27 February 2020, the rise in the number of cases has been exponential. Although most […]

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Displacement Tracking Matrix – Nigeria – Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) – Quarterly(January – March 2020)

From January to March 2020, a total of 33,409 movements were recorded, composed of 26,750 arrivals and 7,659 departures. Arrivals were recorded at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Konduga, Mafa, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Mobbar, Monguno and Ngala Local Governement Areas (LGAs) of Borno state. Arrivals were also recorded in […]