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More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.
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Nigeria has had:
- 4 Outbreak alerts this past week See all Outbreaks
How Prepared Is Nigeria?
Nigeria is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.
Nigeria has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.
What Are Nigeria's Strengths & Gaps?See Full List
Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More
Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More
Are Your Neighbors Ready?See Interactive Map
Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Nigeria is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Niger and Sao Tome and Principe?
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See Where Action Has Taken Nigeria
New Partnerships with the Private Sector will Strengthen NCDC’s Ability to Protect Nigerians
Partnerships are critical to public health institutes. The expertise that we require to
Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control Demonstrates Outbreak Control Capacity
Africa's largest country responds to dozens of life-threatening outbreaks each year.
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