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The Nigerian Ministry of Defence and U.S. Department of Defense Host Site Commanders’ and Site Team Leaders’ Meeting to Strengthen Military Healthcare

The 17-year military-to-military partnership between the Nigeria Ministry of Defence (NMOD) Health Implementation Programme (MODHIP) and the U.S. Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Nigeria (USAMRD-A/N) has greatly contributed to improving the health of troops, their families, and Nigerian citizens in general.   The Permanent Secretary, NMOD, Dr. Ibrahim Kamen made this known…

World Tuberculosis Day, 2022

On Thursday, March 24, the Walter Reed Program Nigeria (WRP-N) joined the rest of the world to commemorate this year’s World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. World TB Day is observed on March 24 every year to raise public awareness and understanding about TB as one of the world’s deadliest infectious killers,…

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.…

The national consolidated service delivery guidelines on HIV and STIs for key populations in Nigeria

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) launched a national consolidated service delivery guideline on HIV and STIs for key populations in Nigeria. These guidelines outline a public health response to HIV and STI for the key populations in Nigeria. The launch, chaired by the Director General of…