The Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) 2018 led by the Government of Nigeria, funded by PEPFAR and Global Funds and implemented by a consortium of Implementing Partners was effectively implemented across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory

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GID – FETP PROJECT SO FAR AFTER EIGHT MONTHS

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  • April 3, 2019
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Attaining and maintaining highly sensitive Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance and increasing routine immunization (RI) coverage at all levels of governance are important national health priorities and critical components of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018. The U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) Global Immunization Division (GID), the Nigeria Field Epidemiology […]

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WAHO signs Memorandum of Understanding with AFENET

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  • February 4, 2019
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The West Africa Health Organization (WAHO) signed a two year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) on 23 January 2019 at WAHO’s Headquarters in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. The MOU between WAHO and AFENET was signed by the Director General, WAHO, Prof Stanley Okolo and the Executive Director, AFENET, Dr Chima […]

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Following the outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus (cVDPV) in 10 Northern states in the country, a phased outbreak response (OBR) strategy was adopted for effective coverage. The affected states were divided into two (2) and the first outbreak response was held from 8 – 11 December 2018 in the following states; Adamawa, Bauchi, […]

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7th AFENET Scientific Conference Maputo

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  • December 13, 2018
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The 7th AFENET Scientific Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique with the theme “Building Resilient and Sustainable Public Health Systems in Africa through Field Epidemiology Training”. The event was declared open by the country’s Minister for Health, Dr. Nasira Abdula.  In her opening speech, she appreciated the efforts put in by epidemiologists in building a […]

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