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FCT health department sensitises students against NTDs



The Federal Capital Territory Department of Public Health has bugun awareness campaign on preventive measures against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Government Secondary School Garki, Abuja.

Our correspondent reports that NTD Day is celebrated annually on Jan. 30 as declared by the World Health Assembly, to raise awareness and call on the global community to help eliminate NTDs.

Dr Eunice Ogundipe, Coordinator, NTDs, FCT Public Health Department, said that the essence of visiting the school was to sensitise members of staff and the students against the dangers of the NTDs.

She explained that the initiative was also to inform them that the FCT public health department treats the neglected tropical diseases free of charge.

Aderogba George

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