AFENET supported the national EOC in identifying the required pool of trained epidemiologists, laboratorians, risk communicators, infection prevention and control experts, clinicians with requisite training in case management across all the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory. These special teams were sensitized, prepared and made ready for rapid deployment within 24-48 hours of reported cases […]

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The Emergency Operations Center was activated following the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Nigeria. The case was detected in Ogun State but taken to Lagos State for isolation and management with a trail of contacts in both states. The EOC was activated at National and State level to enhance coordination activities. The […]

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Initial Deployments to Lagos

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  • April 22, 2022
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The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed inLagos State on the 27th February 2020. This necessitated the deployment of NFELTP residents and graduates to support the outbreak response. Lagos State based residents and graduates were deployed and a senior epidemiologist from AFENET initially. As the number of COVID-19 cases increased, additional residents and graduates were […]

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Point of Entry Surveillance

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  • April 22, 2022
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AFENET supported the selection, training, and deployment of a team of epidemiologists, infection control and prevention experts and laboratorians to the major international points of entry in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano) as part of enhance surveillance for the outbreak of COVID-19 in Nigeria. They were involved in the screening of inbound air […]

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Pre incident Activities

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  • April 22, 2022
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Establishment of the Preparedness Technical Working Group AFENET Staff, graduates and trainees of Nigeria FELTP were active members of the preparedness TWG established to prepare the nation for possible outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. The TWG was headed by a graduate of Nigeria FELTP. The group developed the pre-incident action plan, the simulation exercise […]

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