FG, Institute launch TB screening App

Image showing TB screening App diagnosis

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) launched a mobile application for screening and notification of TB cases by private health care providers. The Chief Executive Officer of IHVN, Dr Patrick Dakum, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  in Abuja, that the application — Mobile Application for Tuberculosis Screening (MATS) launched this month, was a game-changer. Dakum said that MATS would help in tracing and treating more tuberculosis cases in the country. He added that the application would also make provision…

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A hungry nation is a troubled nation, says Atiku

Atiku on Nigerian debt burden and hungry nation

A formal vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar expresses his concern over inability of farmers in Northern region of Nigeria to return to their farmlands and engage in farm activities as a result of insecurity. He warns that this may create a situation he called troubled nation due to a hungry nation. Mr Abubakar  disclosed this in a series of tweets on Monday, saying agriculture is the lifeblood of Northern Nigeria. He added that his company depends on agricultural products from farmers. And that many of them will find it difficult…

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