FG plans multisectoral approach to tackle neglected tropical


The Federal Government has said it has planned a multi-sectoral approach to tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases for millions of people with little or no access to prevention, treatment and care of Neglected Tropical Diseases(NTDs)

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire in his speech at the commemoration of the 4th World NTDs Ministerial Press Briefing disclosed that this would be achieved in the rollout of the 10-year NTDs road map(2021 to 2030)by the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed ambitious targets and the innovative approaches to tackle NTDs and provide blueprint and direction to global elimination.

Ehanire said: “The plan is an integrated approach to deliver…

Source: Nigerian Tribune