Friday, October 18, 2019
Health

Protect yourselves from tuberculosis, NGO urges Nigerians-NAN

>Frank Osimi Frank Osimi

Protect yourselves from tuberculosis, NGO urges Nigerians
Sunday, March 24, 2019

WTBD 2019

An Non- Governmental Organisation, Development Communication Network (DEVCOMS) has called on Nigerians to protect their family members from the menace of Tuberculosis (TB).

DEVCOMS Program Director, Mr Akin Jimoh, who made the call on Sunday in Lagos, said everybody must be in the forefront to find and treat TB cases.

The call was made in commemoration of the World TB Day marked annually on March 24 with the 2019 theme, ‘It’s Time’.

“All Nigerians need to be concerned about the menace of TB and must all be in the forefront to find and treat TB cases in the country. We did it for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and now the cases are on the downward spiral; we need to help ourselves to find and treat TB,” he said.

Jimoh said that World TB Day was a great opportunity to raise more awareness among people on the need to end a curable illness.

According to him, TB kills 18 Nigerians every hour and 4,500 people globally every day.

“It is estimated that 407,000 people in Nigeria have TB each year; this is the estimated number of HIV negative people that have the disease.

“In addition there are an estimated 63,000 HIV positive people that get TB each year. An estimated 115,000 HIV negative people die from TB in Nigeria each year and an estimated 39,000 HIV positive people also die.

“It is difficult to appreciate what it means for 154,000 people to be dying each year, “ the director said.

He said a 2017 Global TB Report, revealed that Nigeria was among the 14 high burden countries for TB, TB/HIV and Multi-Drug Resistant-TB, ranking seventh among the 30 high TB burden countries and second in Africa.

He added that 47 Nigerians developed active TB; seven of which were children, every hour.

“One of the major challenges of TB response in Nigeria is attributed to low TB case finding both in adult and children. This is attributed partly to poor knowledge about TB that influence the health seeking behaviour of people, and low TB treatment coverage.

“This is why the theme for this year’s World TB Day, “It’s Time“, is enjoining the young, old and all stakeholders involved to come together to take action to make Nigeria a TB free country,“ Jimoh said.

According to WHO, about one-third of the world’s population has latent TB; meaning people are infected by TB bacteria but are not (yet) ill with the disease and cannot transmit the disease.

“People infected with TB bacteria have a 10 per cent lifetime risk of falling ill with TB.

“However, persons with compromised immune systems, such as people living with HIV, malnutrition or diabetes, or people who use tobacco, have a much higher risk of falling ill.

“In 2017, about 1.7 million people including over 250,000 children globally, died of TB-related causes. Over 95 per cent of TB deaths occurs in low and middle-income countries especially in Africa,“ WHO said. (NAN)

Frank Osimi
Historian, Blogger; Writer, Public Speaker, Digital Consultant, Health Administrator/Health Insurance Consultant.
Meet the Author: Frank Chukwuka Osimi, is a human being created by God in His own image and likeness. He believes strongly in the supremacy of God over Heaven and the Universe. He is a Historian and keen student of Society, with immense interest in statecraft and societal affairs. He believes that injustice is the root factor behind crisis anywhere and the solution to every crisis is found in enthronement and fair application and administration of justice. He is a moving question mark that is NEVER tired of interrogating root factors behind challenges confronting humanity, analyzing them; explaining them and attempting suggestions and answers with a view to proffering solutions for edification of humanity. We welcome articles and papers for publication. Kindly send them to: writewellandearnmoney@gmail.com or frankwash100@gmail.com

Comments

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

  • clarissajp16
    clarissajp16

    Nude Sex Pics, Sexy Naked Women, Hot Girls Porn
    [Link deleted]

    anal teenie porn gay porn discussion boards naroto shippuden porn videos porn card games online scre her ass free amateur porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 10:28 am
    Reply
  • sherriph11
    sherriph11

    New project started to be available today, check it out
    [Link deleted]

    free anime porn no cc required naturist shops that also sell porn anamae porn porn o free latin homemade porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 11:03 am
    Reply
  • vanessaci69
    vanessaci69

    Daily updated super sexy photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    private porn powered by vbulletin supercore hardcore sex porn fetish leg uniform porn site list amteur turkish porn video sex during menstration free porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 11:16 am
    Reply
  • lornaap11
    lornaap11

    Hardcore Galleries with hot Harddcore photos
    [Link deleted]

    porn videeos older men younger girls uncle seduces niece porn video 3d vision rdey porn mature professional porn movies evan stone porn star

    Mar 24, 2019, 12:42 pm
    Reply
  • sallykc18
    sallykc18

    Daily updated super sexy photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    porn in south africa willie wonka porn tisha campbell nude celebrities porn xxx porn movies flv muff pron

    Mar 24, 2019, 12:43 pm
    Reply
  • Railagedrele
    Railagedrele

    Железнодорожные перевозки. Анналы возникновения и развития

    Сегодня грузовые железнодорожные перевозки представляют собой симбиоз инженерных достижений в области средств передвижения и оптимального процесса управления продвижением товаров и услуг от поставщиков к потребителям. Железнодорожные превозки. ТК БИРТРАНСЖелезнодорожные перевозки грузов по-прежнему считаются самым быстрым, удобным и наименее затратным способом доставки различных грузов – от тяжелой строительной техники перед шибко портящихся продуктов питания.Объясняется это в первую очередь тем, что железнодорожные перевозки находятся вне конкуренции, когда речь соглашаться о транспортировке тяжелых и негабаритных грузов: строительной техники (кранов, экскаваторов, самосвалов), крупногабаритных технических изделий (предположим, опор ЛЭП, железобетонных плит, перекрытий и т.п.). Железнодорожные превозки. ТК БИРТРАНС Около этом размеры данных грузов ограничены чуть размерами самого подвижного состава, что довольно осуществлять железнодорожную перевозку. Более того – современная строительная техника целенаправленно проектируется именно с расчетом на то, сколько ее доставка довольно исполняться железнодорожным транспортом.

    На всем протяжении цивилизации прислуга вовек задумывался, чем ему перетащить или перевезти тяжеловесный, крупногабаритный, да и вместе любой бремя, кто он один не в состоянии перенести. Беспричинно были изобретены простые транспортные средства, сиречь сани, повозка, плот, лодка. Когда усилие человека в качестве тяговой силы уже было не достаточно, человек стали извлекать животных: волов, верблюдов и, очевидно же, лошадей.

    Паки в Древней Греции существовала обязанность перевозки тяжеловесного и негабаритного груза. Для сокращения водного пути из Саронического залива в Коринфский существовал каменный курс, называемый Диолком с глубокими желобами в качестве направляющих и какой служил ради перемещения волоком тяжелых кораблей.
    [url=[Link deleted]перевозки грузов[/url]|
    [url=[Link deleted]перевозки иркутскжд перевозки иркутск[/url]|
    [url=[Link deleted]перевозки москва иркутск[/url]|
    [url=[Link deleted]перевозки грузов[/url]|
    [url=[Link deleted]перевозки москва иркутск[/url]|

    Mar 24, 2019, 1:05 pm
    Reply
  • Sexpn
    Sexpn

    Ukraine. Chaperon with girlish and beautiful prostitutes. Dating seeking union and travel. The outdo girls of Kiev to go along with you in traveling ’round the country.
    Recommended confidential relationships: Escort
    Escorts of Kiev
    Kiev cortege
    safe conduct Kiev
    Companion Your merchant is our girlfriend.

    Mar 24, 2019, 1:20 pm
    Reply
  • gwendolynka3
    gwendolynka3

    Nude Sex Pics, Sexy Naked Women, Hot Girls Porn
    [Link deleted]

    samuari deeper porn edison chen porn bulimia porn another frat boy porn free amiture porn upload

    Mar 24, 2019, 1:30 pm
    Reply
  • miaet16
    miaet16

    Hardcore Galleries with hot Hardcore photos
    [Link deleted]

    porn videos shag she male porn sites porn xxx smut porn dl jenny mccarthy porn flicks

    Mar 24, 2019, 2:19 pm
    Reply
  • friedanz16
    friedanz16

    Free Porn Galleries – Hot Sex Pictures
    [Link deleted]

    porn star punishmnet lana porn star porn on porn teen marissa porn amuetar porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 3:47 pm
    Reply
  • Rickyzex
    Rickyzex

    Сегодня позволительно задать вопросы педагогу на [url=[Link deleted]

    Mar 24, 2019, 4:54 pm
    Reply
  • jimxx11
    jimxx11

    Sexy photo galleries, daily updated pics
    [Link deleted]

    online porn collection flistones porn porn money shot free famly porn free hot tub porn pics

    Mar 24, 2019, 6:19 pm
    Reply
  • shannaqy3
    shannaqy3

    Sexy photo galleries, daily updated collections
    [Link deleted]

    hot miley cyrus porn photo buy adultporn french porn brigitte no falsh porn adultcelebz porn pics

    Mar 24, 2019, 7:02 pm
    Reply
  • Connienup
    Connienup

    Добрый день, давайте [url=[Link deleted]познакомимся.[/url]Ресурс давно привлен внимание. Надеюсь впечатление не измениться.

    Mar 24, 2019, 7:16 pm
    Reply
  • RaymondDIX
    RaymondDIX

    [url=[Link deleted]cc[/url] – dumps online, pin credit card

    Mar 24, 2019, 8:20 pm
    Reply
  • marshallde3
    marshallde3

    Hot galleries, daily updated collections
    [Link deleted]

    source of free porn videos hotchick porn best twaink porn site free school girl porn for moblie freem amature porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 8:26 pm
    Reply
  • SonjaFum
    SonjaFum

    cbd oil for pain relief for sale [url=[Link deleted]what he said[/url]
    cbd oil for pain for sale near cocoa florida [url=[Link deleted]can find out more[/url]
    cbd hemp oil for dogs with arthritis [url=[Link deleted]front page[/url]
    how does cbd oil work for pain management [url=[Link deleted]a peek at this website[/url]

    cbd oil benefits for men <a href="[Link deleted]this
    best way to use cbd oil for pain management <a href="[Link deleted]to
    cbd gummies for sale online <a href="[Link deleted]This Link
    cbd oil for chronic pain management <a href="[Link deleted]at this

    Mar 24, 2019, 8:37 pm
    Reply
  • lorettatl69
    lorettatl69

    Sexy teen photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    free teen porn gallireis atla porn porn hub pornstar punishment daanielle smith porn pics boy dress porn

    Mar 24, 2019, 9:45 pm
    Reply
  • almaz2Abog
    almaz2Abog

    [url=[Link deleted]в бетоне[/url] под любые системы коммуникации.

    Mar 24, 2019, 11:52 pm
    Reply
  • carissase4
    carissase4

    Hot photo galleries blogs and pictures
    [Link deleted]

    porn clip young taiji rae porn star drunk sluts porn vids porn videos mobile xxx free porn gal

    Mar 25, 2019, 12:12 am
    Reply
  • mattievp3
    mattievp3

    Daily updated super sexy photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    brooke skye porn pics briana banks black dress porn videos medical porn free fetish mature porn taboo porn leads vionce

    Mar 25, 2019, 12:37 am
    Reply
  • laurenhz18
    laurenhz18

    Hot galleries, thousands new daily.
    [Link deleted]

    brand new free porn videos semi porn video free super lesbian porn true blood porn comics 1970 porn clips

    Mar 25, 2019, 1:06 am
    Reply
  • tiaze16
    tiaze16

    Scandal porn galleries, daily updated listrs
    [Link deleted]

    free gigantic asain orgies porn tube mika kimura porn the most visited porn star porn sadism islam porn samples on iphone

    Mar 25, 2019, 1:33 am
    Reply
  • BrentKerge
    BrentKerge

    Не заказывайте спам у @CyborgHawk это конченный человек!

    Jabber: wdsa@31337.life
    Telegram: @CyborgHawk

    Mar 25, 2019, 1:46 am
    Reply
  • vanessand1
    vanessand1

    Dirty Porn Photos, daily updated galleries
    [Link deleted]

    brea daniels porn leona tranny porn movies bareley legal porn eldery gay men porn black cock pics porn

    Mar 25, 2019, 1:55 am
    Reply
  • Stanleyflism
    Stanleyflism

    Газель Щёлково недорого

    [url=[Link deleted]СТАРАЯ КУПАВНА[/url]

    Mar 25, 2019, 1:57 am
    Reply
  • Numjuisk
    Numjuisk

    [Link deleted]
    [url=[Link deleted]

    Mar 25, 2019, 3:46 am
    Reply
  • wendyjg11
    wendyjg11

    Sexy teen photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    how big is online porn jamee foxworth in porn porn withdrawal symptoms indian lesbian porn galleries russian family homemade porn

    Mar 25, 2019, 4:58 am
    Reply
  • rolandzd2
    rolandzd2

    Sexy teen photo galleries
    [Link deleted]

    porn star tongue tricks emily osment lesbian porn porn unsencored free amatuer bbw porn vids cartoon porn jasmine

    Mar 25, 2019, 4:59 am
    Reply
  • TadalafilElemo
    TadalafilElemo

    cialis zantac interaction <a href="[Link deleted]quora

    Mar 26, 2019, 5:19 pm
    Reply
  • Robby Quander
    Robby Quander

    naturally like your web site but you have to check the spelling on quite a few of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I find it very troublesome to tell the truth nevertheless I’ll definitely come back again.

    May 28, 2019, 2:03 pm
    Reply
  • B2B Lead Generation Software by Creative Bear tech
    B2B Lead Generation Software by Creative Bear tech

    I am the lead developer for the Email Extractor and Search Engine Scraper by Creative Bear Tech. In a nutshell, this search engine scraper can scrape most of the search engines, including Google, Bing, AOL, Yandex as well as social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yellow Pages, Google Maps and much more. I think it will be much easier if you read the full guide at [Link deleted]The software is not official yet, but as soon as it is, it will be available on [Link deleted]We are currently beta testing the software and looking for beta tester and software reviewers. You will receive the full licence key for the software and can even scrape B2B contact details for your own niche. If interested, please give me a shout on Facebook [Link deleted]just reply to this thread.

    Jun 1, 2019, 1:46 pm
    Reply

How Is My Site?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments

Shares