Implementing Home-Based Care Option for COVID-19 Patients In Kano State

 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has been managing confirmed cases in government-designated hospital-based isolation/treatment centres to ensure recovery of cases as well as to prevent community transmission. As the pandemic has evolved, there is an increasing number of people who are asymptomatic or present with mild symptoms. To reduce the pressure on […]

Fighting Ignorance and Misinformation about COVID-19: The Kano Strategy

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered virus. It is a disease unknown to the world before the outbreak in Wuhan, China in December 2019. With little or no information about this novel viral disease, false and misleading information became rampant. The proliferation of this fake news especially on […]

The FCT COVID-19 Response: Surmounting Challenges as Learning Continue

Over ten months after COVID-19 hit the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the responders from the Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT are still battling several challenges in their response efforts. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) set up on March 20th, 2020 currently operates on nine response pillars with each pillar lead carrying out […]