Wednesday, February 6, 2008

TB epidemic imminent in Nigeria -WHO

Daily Trust "The World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday warned that if immediate action was not taken to control and monitor tuberculosis (TB) in the country, it would be faced with an epidemic capable of killing thousands of people.
The Country Representative of WHO, Dr Peter Eriki, gave the warning during the official donation of 262,000 tablets of 480mg Co-trimoxazoles, 65,500 Stat Pak, 65,520 Determine and 7,200 double check gold HIV test kits for TB patients to the Minister of Health."