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Nigeria: New round of surgery brings hope for noma patients

Abuja, Nigeria, 5 March 2021 – New hope is being offered to people with severe facial deformities caused by the disease noma as a team of expert surgeons begin work at Sokoto Noma Hospital in northwest Nigeria’s Sokoto state, organised by the Ministry of Health with support from international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without […]

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Health Thought Leadership Series

Why Nigeria must care about Neglected Tropical Diseases

Editor’s Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on a diverse group of communicable diseases that affect more than one billion people. Femi Oyadiran, is a final year medical student at the Lagos State University College of Medicine. He writes about how NTDs burden the health of the entire country and steps that should […]