Disease Contro

Operationalize Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Operationalizing NCDC is one of the Key Focus Areas of the Rapid Result Initiative

Projected Coverage

  1. UPTH, Rivers [South South]
  2. AKTH, Kano [North West]
  3. UMTH, Borno [North East]
  4. UNTH, Enugu [South East]
  5. LUTH, Lagos [South West]
  6. JUTH, Plateau [North Central]
  7. Asokoro/Gwagalada Specialist Hospital, FCT


  • In 100 days, 7 Laboratories each from the 6 geo-political zones including the Federal Capital Territory have linkages and referral networks, and are able to collect, process and ship surveillance specimen to testing Laboratories in Nigeria.

100 days deliverables

  1. 7 Laboratories (1 in each of the 6 geo-political zones + FCT)       functional to conduct routine diseases surveillance
  2. Functional national sample surveillance system with zonal hubs
  3. Establishment of a national surveillance sample transportation system   in partnership with NIPOST
  4. Movement and installation of already purchased equipment into NCDC lab in Gaduwa