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“He was generous to a fault” - Nigeria’s TB Community remembers the late Prof. Lovett Lawson

Editor’s Note: On Monday, July 13, 2020, Nigeria’s health community was saddened by the news of the passing of Professor Lovett Lawson, Chairman, Board of Directors, Zankli Medical Centre, Abuja. Lawson, a professor of infectious diseases and a passionate advocate for Nigeria’s Tuberculosis community, was 72, and was the Patron of the Stop TB Partnership […]

STBPN: 2016 National Tuberculosis Conference

The Stop TB Partnership Nigeria (STBPN) in collaboration with the Childhood TB Steering Committee of the National TB, Leprosy and Buruli Control Programme convenes the 2016 National Tuberculosis Conference scheduled to hold on 17-18th May 2016 at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Theme: ”THE HIDDEN FACE OF TUBERCULOSIS: CHALLENGES IN IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT […]

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Special Edition: Conference brings attention to Tuberculosis in Nigeria

In the week that a major announcement was made by WHO shortening the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, the scientific community is coming together with health care workers and public health practitioners to share knowledge on one of the major public health challenges of our time: Tuberculosis. Nigeria has more tuberculosis cases than any country in Africa, […]