2017 Annual Report of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was established in 2011 as a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) with the mandate to coordinate the public health response to communicable diseases, environmental hazards, health emergencies and other diseases of public health significance. The Bill for the formal establishment of the NCDC as a full parastatal of the Federal Government was approved by the Federal Executive Council on the 15th of March 2017 and is under legislative review at the National Assembly.