- Created on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 09:46
The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said HIV/AIDs, tuberculosis and malaria remain major health issues in Nigeria.
Chukwu said this on Monday in Calabar, Cross River State, in his welcome address at the Country Coordinating Mechanism Nigeria retreat held at Tinapa Knowledge Centre.
“These three diseases: HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria are still major public health issues in our country,” he said.
He also said the incidence of drug resistant TB and extremely drug resistant TB were on the increase, adding that the ministry was doing everything possible to tackle them.Read more...