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
Government Agencies Collaborate to Boost Viral Load Testing in Nigeria
Healthcare services are often more accessible when government agencies and other stakeholders collaborate for the smooth running of healthcare facilities, instead of working independently as different entities. Such was the case of collaboration in Nigeria.
April 25 4, 2017
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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