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Ebola in Congo questions Nigeria’s readiness on outbreaks

20 May 2019, The Guardian

Amid Ebola's proliferation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, experts are concerned about the disease spreading to Nigeria and wreaking havoc. Nigeria could save millions of naira by preventing Ebola and other epidemics, but the current budget of N1.375 billion for public health emergencies falls short of the N27.360 billion needed to reduce risk.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria) (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 7028803367 +234 803 255 5372


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria) (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 7028803367 +234 803 255 5372
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