The CDC office in Nigeria was established in 2001. To achieve CDC-Nigeria’s vision “Public Health Excellence for Healthy Nigerians,” the office supports the Nigerian government in the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease response efforts and programs that contribute to a strengthened public health infrastructure in Nigeria.
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CDC office (physical presence)
7 U.S. Assignees
57 Locally Employed
Nigeria at a Glance
Per capita income: $5,600
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 53/52 yrs
Under 5 mortality: 69/1000 live births
Bureau World Population Data Sheet, 2014
Strength in Numbers: Nigeria & CDC Work to End Polio
The question seems so simple: How do you finish the job when success seems so close? It’s being asked right now by public health officials in Nigeria.
March 4, 2014
The Importance of Folic Acid: Anifa’s Story
Anifa is an 18-month-old girl who was born with spina bifida, a serious birth defect of the spine.
January 3, 2013
Meet Hassan: HIV Counselor Reaches the Hard-to-Reach Communities in Nigeria
Riding donkeys, motorcycles, and bicycles and walking along rugged roads for long distances are just a part of Hassan Mohammad’s daily routine.
August 4, 2010
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