Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases
 

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday. The UN agency added in a statement that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the state’s Ministry of Health, adding that the first c...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Cholera

Cholera
 

Last week in Sunday Sun, Enyeribe Ejiogu our Wardround Spreadsheet aficionado opened a Pandora box, when he discussed “Ways to protect your family from cholera”. I was inundated with requests for regular updates of cholera outbreaks in different States, what they should do in case of outbreaks, ...

Posted on Aug 6, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 6, 2017

Yemen Conflict: 1m Children Risk Cholera

Yemen Conflict: 1m Children Risk Cholera
 

More than a million children in Yemen are at high risk of dying from cholera, says Save the Children. The charity warns that the children are severely malnourished, and living in some of the areas of the country worst hit by the disease. The number of people infected with the disease during the coun...

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 2, 2017

Government Directs Traders In Plateau State To Conduct Monthly Environmental Sanitation.

Government Directs Traders In Plateau State To Conduct Monthly Environmental Sanitation.
 

Plateau Government on Saturday directed traders at the various markets in the state to conduct monthly environmental sanitation on every last Friday of the month. Mr Sylvanus Dantoe, Commissioner for Environment, gave the directive when he monitored the monthly environmental sanitation in Jos South ...

Posted on Sep 27, 2014 - Last updated on Dec 18, 2016

Cholera, others sensitive to weather, climate –WHO

Cholera, others sensitive to weather, climate –WHO
 

The World Health Organisation , WHO, has called for stronger action on climate-related health risks, which it said promote the incidence of diseases such as malaria, dengue and cholera. WHO made the call yesterday at the maiden global conference on health and climate which kicked off yesterday at it...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 28, 2014

Cholera Claims 11 Lives In Borno

Cholera Claims 11 Lives In Borno
 

Health officials in Borno said on Friday that death toll from suspected cholera outbreak at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Biu, Biu Local Government Area had risen to 11. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that about five people  were last week confirmed dead following the ou...

Posted on Aug 8, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 8, 2014

Cholera outbreak : 3 killed, 34 affected in Plateau

Cholera outbreak : 3 killed, 34 affected in Plateau
 

From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos No fewer than three persons were killed and 34  affected following an outbreak of cholera in Gumbur Ward, in Wase local government area of Plateau state. Mr.  Zakari Abdul told  said this yesterday, in Wase, that the disease broke out in an area of the local government...

Posted on Aug 6, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 6, 2014

Seven more die of cholera epidemic in Jigawa

Seven more die of cholera epidemic in Jigawa
 

From Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse Seven more people have been confirmed dead from the recent outbreak of cholera in Hadejia local government area of Jigawa state, bringing the total of those confirmed dead to ten. As a result of the outbreak in Hadejia town, the number of affected people have risen to over...

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 2, 2014

Death: Cholera Outbreak Kills 20 In Plateau

Death: Cholera Outbreak Kills 20 In Plateau
 

At last 20 people have been feared killed while 32 are currently hospitalised following a Cholera outbreak in Barkin town of Barkin Ladi local government, Plateau State. A member of the community confided in LEADERSHIP that 20 people had so far lost their lives as a result of the outbreak The counci...

Posted on May 6, 2014 - Last updated on May 6, 2014

Cholera kills 59 in Bauchi

Cholera kills 59 in Bauchi
 

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi Fifty nine persons have been confirmed killed, in a fresh outbreak of cholera in Bauchi state. The state’s Commissioner of health, Dr. Sani Malami, who briefed newsmen on the update of the disease yesterday, during a press conference at the Government House in Bauchi sai...

Posted on Apr 12, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 12, 2014

Cholera looms in Oyo town, as residents defecate in schools

Cholera looms in Oyo town, as residents defecate in schools
 

Blocks of classrooms turn into latrines Unless appropriate authorities take urgent steps on the dehumanizing and unhygienic situation at the L .A. Primary School, Bola, Shanga area in the Oyo West local government area of Oyo State, lives of pupils and teachers are in grave danger. Investigation  r...

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 7, 2014

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