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Our Progress in Nigeria

Working in collaboration with dozens of partners in Nigeria, CDC is improving health and saving lives. Read stories about our progress.

Stories of Progress

Strength in Numbers: Nigeria & CDC Work to End Polio
strength in numbers: nigeria and 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, along with partners from CDC...read more

The Importance of Folic Acid: Anifa’s Story (https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/stories/folicacid.htm)

Anifa is an 18-month-old girl who was born with spina bifida, a serious birth defect of the spine. Like most children with spina bifida, Anifa is paralyzed and has no bowel or bladder control. She lives with her family in a village in Nigeria where there is no primary health center to help her...read more

Meet Hassan: HIV Counselor Reaches the Hard-to-Reach Communities in Nigeria
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. Hassan is a community health extension worker and team lead of the HIV Testing and Counseling Unit at Tsafe General Hospital....read more

Saving Lives and Protecting People in Nigeria
Saving Lives and Protecting People in Nigeria

Not far from the Somalia border in Kenya lies the town of Dadaab, home to over 300,000 refugees in what is the largest refugee camp in the world....read more

A Cautionary Tale: A Family's Ordeal with Malaria
A Cautionary Tale: A Family's Ordeal with Malaria

Fatai and Hanifat Adisa and their baby Mariam moved from Nigeria to the United States 10 years ago....read more

Articles about our Progress

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria Commends CDC Nigeria and HIV/AIDS Partners for Efforts to Scale Up and Sustain Programs
U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria Commends CDC Nigeria and HIV/AIDS Partners for Efforts to Scale Up and Sustain Programs

CDC Nigeria hosted a meeting in October with its PEPFAR implementing partners to prioritize and plan for addressing HIV/AIDS activities....read more

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