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Meeting Nigerians working on TB from all over the continent meet in Ghana

Tuberculosis is one of the oldest diseases known, yet one of the most difficult to control. Nigeria has the second highest burden of TB in Africa and the 4th highest in the world. In order to have a good estimate of the burden of TB in Nigeria, the National TB Control Programme of the Federal […]

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Nigerians on the average die 13 years sooner than Ghanaians

So very often in discussing the state of affairs in our country, we tend to compare ourselves to countries in the West, to the “Asian Tigers” or the BRIC nations. Lately we have adopted a more rationale path of comparing ourselves to our neighbors. The most obvious of these being Ghana. We share a colonial heritage with our […]