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Assistant Director General, @WHO Division of Health Emergency Intelligence & Surveillance Systems| WHO Hub for Pandemic & Epidemic Intelligence. Opinions mine
Jul 22, 2018 8 tweets 9 min read
One problem that keeps me awake at night is the recurring outbreaks of #cholera in parts of Nigeria. More worrisome is the water, sanitation & hygiene facilities in our country that contribute to these. In the midst of this, we're finding solutions
#NCDCSundayReflections Over the last five months, States in #Nigeria have experienced outbreaks of #cholera. Although the numbers are now declining, it was hard to get States to prioritise water and sanitation! No reason we should be having #Cholera outbreaks in 2018.