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National Malaria Slide Bank Project Advocacy Visit to Benue State

A joint team from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), and the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Programme (NMOD-HIP) paid a courtesy visit to the Benue State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Joseph Ngbea, and…

New Lassa Vaccine Trial in Nigeria

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) was awarded €22.8 million by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to conduct a Phase IIb clinical trial of IAVI’s Lassa fever vaccine candidate among adults and children in Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.…

Handover of AFRICOM-Supported COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment to the Nigerian Military

The United States Department of Defense (DoD), through the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth $144,000 to support COVID-19 prevention in military and civilian medical facilities in Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Akwa-Ibom, and Cross River states.  Ceremonial handover these PPEs to the Nigerian military took place on…

Walter Reed Program-Nigeria celebrates 15 years of successful partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Programme

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and the Nigerian Ministry of Defense (NMOD) Health Implementation Program (MODHIP) celebrate 15 years of a successful partnership in 2020. The partnership which is dedicated to Nigerian military health and increasing knowledge that impacts global health outcomes, staged…

Unveiling the “U equals U” on 2019 World AIDS Day

The World AIDS Day (WAD) is celebrated every 1st of December worldwide. The 2019 WAD was particularly unique as Nigeria joined the PEPFAR global campaign in collaboration with the government of Nigeria through the National agency for the control of AIDS (NACA) to launch the Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U =…