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80% of TB cases in Lagos State still undiagnosed — LSMH

80% of TB cases in Lagos State still undiagnosed — LSMH

The Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMH), said on Monday that over 80 per cent of Tuberculosis cases in the state have yet to be diagnosed. Dr Agbolagorite Olurotimi, Coordinating Director, Integrated Tuberculosis and HIV Control Programmes, Directorate of Disease Control, LSMH, made this known at a sensitisation programme to mark World Tuberculosis Day. The  […]

‘Only 25% of Nigerians know much about TB’

‘Only 25% of Nigerians know much about TB’

The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.