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NIMR, biaddamar da Mobihealth Gidan Gida na COVID-19 Na farko [NEWS]

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Yayin da Cibiyar Nazarin Nazarin Kiwon Lafiya ta Najeriya (NIMR) ta fara gwajin COVID-19 a ranar 30 ga Maris a Legas, mutane da aka gayyata kawai za a gwada.

Babban darektan cibiyar Farfesa Babatunde Salako ne ya sanar da haka ga Kamfanin Dillancin Labaran Najeriya ranar Asabar ta wayar tarho a Legas.

Salako ya ce yin gwajin COVID-19 shine cibiyar ta tallafawa kokarin Cibiyar Kula da Cututtuka ta Najeriya (NCDC).

Kamfanin dillancin labarai na NAN ya bayar da rahoton cewa, darekta janar din ya sanar a shafin sa na twitter cewa cibiyar za ta fara gwajin COVID-19 kyauta daga ranar Litinin.

Yana karanta cewa: “Cibiyar Nazarin Kiwon Lafiya ta Najeriya ta fara gwajin gwajin Covid-19 a ranar Litinin, 30 ga Maris.

"Da kyau ziyarci Shafin mu don alƙawura idan kun faɗi cikin ɓangarorin waɗanda ke buƙatar gwajin, musamman idan kun tuntuɓi lamarin da ake zargi."

Salako ya gaya wa NAN: “Sanarwar COVID-19 wacce za ta fara mako mai zuwa ita ce hanyar namu don tallafawa yaki da rigakafin ci gaba da yaduwar COVId-19 a cikin kasar.

"Mun fito da wani tsari a shafinmu na yanar gizo (Nimr.gov.ng) kuma kawai wadanda suka cika sharuddan da za a jarraba za a gayyace su su zo domin gwajin.

“Wadanda suka yi magana game da shari’ar da aka tabbatar, wadanda ke da tarihin tafiye tafiye daga kasashen da ke fama da cutar a yanzu da kuma wadanda ke da alamun cutar da ke da nasaba da kwayar cutar.

"Ba ma son halin da inda za a yi cikekken wurin tantancewar, saboda mu iya kiyaye nesanta rayuwar da ake buƙata.

"Don haka, waɗanda za su zo za a ba su alƙawura ta hanyar layi, za a aika sakamakon ta hanyar wasiƙu yayin da duk wani tabbacin da za a tabbatar za a faɗa wa NCDC."

Game da yawan mutanen da za su halarta a kullun, ya ce mutum 25 ne kawai za a jarraba su kowace rana, ya kara da cewa za a iya kara adadin daga baya.

"Da farko, zamu binciki mutane 25 ne kawai don kada mu mamaye masu fasahar dakin gwaje-gwajenmu, kuma sakamakon zai dauki awanni 24.

"Amma, yayin da lokaci ya ci gaba, muna iya kara adadin mutane, gwargwadon yadda abubuwa suke faruwa.

"Muna iya kwaikwayi wannan a wasu sassan Legas ko ma kasa yayin da lokaci ke tafiya," in ji Salako.

Amma, ya yaba wa Lifebank karkashin jagorancin Temie Giwa-Tubosun saboda yin hadin gwiwa tare da cibiyar a kan COVID-19.

Rahoton na NAN cewa an kafa NIMR ne a cikin 1977 don gudanar da bincike kan cututtukan mahimmancin lafiyar jama'a a Najeriya.

Edited Daga: Olagoke Olatoye
(NAN)

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Muna Bukatar Tsayayyar Yunkuri Don Kula Da Matsayi Cutar Cutar Polio-–NIMR D-G

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Farfesa Babatunde Salako, Darakta Janar (D-G) na Cibiyar Nazarin Kiwon Lafiya ta Najeriya (NIMR), a ranar Jumma'a ya ce bai kamata kasar ta yi nadama ba a kokarin da take yi na ci gaba da kasancewa tare da cutar shan-inna.

Salako ya ce, "Duk abin da muke yi wanda ya kawo mu nan, ya kamata mu ci gaba da yi."

Kamfanin Dillancin Labaran Najeriya ya bayar da rahoton cewa, Hukumar Lafiya ta Duniya (WHO) a ranar 19 ga Yuni, ta ayyana Najeriya ba ta da cutar shan inna, bayan kammala takaddun game da matsayin na kyauta.

A cewar hukumar ta WHO, a shekara ta 2012, Najeriya ta dauki fiye da rabin dukkan cututtukan Polio a duk duniya.

Cutar Polioyel cuta cuta ce mai saurin kamuwa da ita wanda kwayar cutar Polio ke haifar da shi, wanda ke shafar yara kanana 'yan shekara biyar.

Cutar tana gabatarwa cikin rauni na tsoka, wanda ya haifar da rashin motsawa. Yana kai wa ga gurɓatacciyar cuta cikin mafi yawan waɗanda abin ya shafa.

D-G ​​ya kuma yaba wa Hukumar Kula da Lafiya ta Kasa (NPHCDA) wacce ke kula da kokarin kawar da cutar shan-inna a cikin kasar saboda yin ayyuka da dama a yankin.

“Suna ta yin wayar da kan jama'a sosai game da rigakafin cutar Polio kuma sun fi mai da hankali a wuraren da aka samu bullar cutar Polio a lokacin.

"Duk wannan kokarin ya kasance mai dorewa kuma idan har suka sami damar yin hakan, za mu ci gaba da kasancewa cikin 'yanci a cikin Polio,' in ji shi.

Ya kuma kara da cewa dukkan albarkatun da ake bukata na kiyaye matsayin cutar shan-inna ya kamata a samar wa dukkan bangarorin da abin ya shafa don gudanar da ayyukansu yadda ya kamata.

Kamfanin dillancin labarai na NAN ya bayar da rahoton cewa Najeriya ba ta ba da rahoton bullar kwayar cutar namun daji ba tun daga ranar 24 ga Yuli na 2014, kuma duk bayanan dakin gwaje-gwaje sun tabbatar da cewa watanni 12 sun shude ba tare da an samu wani sabon rahoto ba.

Edited Daga: Bola Akingbehin / Peter Dada (NAN)

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NIMR Unveils RNA Extraction Kit For COVID-19 Testing

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The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba in Lagos, on Tuesday unveiled a COVID-19 RNA Extraction Kit developed by researchers in the institute to support the country’s fight against the pandemic.

Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of NIMR, unveiling the Kit at a news conference, said that the development would help to boost the country’s efforts against the spread of the virus.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Virus RNA Extraction Kit is used for rapid purification of viral RNA from biofluid samples such as serum, plasma and swab samples.

”Currently, we developed one of the very useful kits in the diagnosis of COVID-19, which is called the RNA Extraction Kit.

“The Kit is used all over the world and presently, it is very scarce; we don’t want Nigeria to run into any hitch in terms of COVID-19 diagnosis.

“Our researchers went back into the laboratory, and today we are presenting to the public, an RNA Extraction Kit developed through research by our researchers in NMR.

“This will bring down the cost and make it available to all laboratories that are involved in conducting COVID-19 testing in the country, ” Salako said.

He added that the Kit had been validated by the institute and the Centre for Human and Zoonotic Virology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos.

”We want to appeal to Nigerians, scientists and our leaders that innovation like this should not be allowed to die.

“The Kit has been tested in NIMR, because we are a World Health Organisation (WHO) recognised laboratory to test Kit and the Centre for Zoonotic at the University of Lagos, College of Medicine.

“We already have two validation report on this development, and we want to appeal that this Kit should be approved by the Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for use.

”We are also available to allow them to reproduce exactly what we have done, and this is the only way we can make science to move forward,” he said.

The director-general noted that the institute had also made other contributions in the fight against the pandemic.

“Ever since the first case was recorded, we have been involved in several activities in relation to Coronavirus response in Nigeria.

“We sequence the first case of the virus in the country in conjunction with LUTH, College of Medicine; Redeemers University; Africa Excellence Laboratory and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to produce research reports on the sequence.

”We have worked under the Ministry of Health, working with NCDC, Lagos State Government and LUTH, and we are currently working with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta and other institutions.

“All this activities are in line to conduct research into new drugs,” he said.

Also, Dr Muinat Fowora of the Department of Molecular and Biotech in NIMR, who carried out the research work, said that the global shortage prompted the zeal to develop the Kit.

Fowora said the research work, which gulped over N2.5 million would help to scale up COVID-19 testing in the country and reduce the cost.

“”Sometime around April, there was a report of global shortage of RNA Extraction Kit; so, we already started working on it because we have the DNA version of it.

”Major things you do during pandemic is to ensure a primary prevention and the second thing is a rapid response to identify carriers of the diseases by carrying out test.

“This will go a long way to scale up testing in the country,” Fowora said.

Also, Dr Olumuyiwa Salu, from the Centre for Human and Zoonotic Virology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, said that some badges of the Kit was evaluated at the centre.

”We receive a badge of the Kit few days ago, and we evaluated it at our end; we extracted RNA from some set of samples using the standard Qiagen and we also use Bio-tek and compared with that of NIMR Kit.

“The three extraction Kits and compared very well in terms of quantification of the RNA that was extracted.

“We went further to do detection of COVID-19 from the particular samples that were extracted, and all were positive using qiagen and bio-tek gave a positive with NIMR Kit and the negative came out negative.

“This is a preliminary reports from our end; when we are through with all the evaluations, we will send an official report to NIMR,” he said.

Edited By: Modupe Adeloye/Olagoke Olatoye (NAN)

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NCDC Donates Vehicle To NIMR COVID-19 Response Team [NEWS]

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Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of NIMR, said on his verified Twitter handle that the donation would improve the institution efficiency and delivery.

Salako twitted: “Grateful to Chikwe NCDC DG and the entire NCDC team for donation of a Hilux vehicle to NIMR COVID-19 response team.

“This certainly will improve NIMR’s efficiency and delivery.’’

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the institute started a drive through testing of COVID-19 on March 30, in partnership with Lifebank, led by Temie Giwa-Tubosun.

NAN also reports that the institute had on June 2, launched Tele-consultation guided self-swab test to expedite COVID-19 testing in partnership with MobiHealth International.

NIMR was established in 1977 to conduct research on diseases of public health importance in Nigeria.

Edited By: Edwin Nwachukwu/Abdulfatah Babatunde (NAN)

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COVID-19: Hukumar NIMR ta tabbatar da bayar da gudummawar kayayyakin aikin likita [NEWS]

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Cibiyar Nazarin Likitocin Najeriya (NIMR), Yaba a Legas, ta ce ta samu kyautar kayan aikin likita daga wani kamfanin kan hanyar yaki da sabon labari Kwayar cutar corona (COVID-19) annoba.

Farfesa Babatunde Salako, Darakta Janar na cibiyar, ya sanar da hakan ne a shafin sa na twitter a ranar Lahadi a Legas.

Salako ya yaba da Kayayyakin aiki na Musamman da Kamfanin Kimiyya Na Iyaka don bayar da gudummawar kayan aiki yana mai cewa zai haɓaka makarantar CUTAR COVID-19 ƙarfin gwaji.

Kamfanin Dillancin Labaran Najeriya yi rahoton cewa Cibiyar ta fara tuƙi ta hanyar gwaji na COVID-19 ranar 30 ga Maris, tare da haɗin gwiwa tare da Lifebank, jagorancin Temie Giwa-Tubosun.

"Mun samu jiya don gudummawar Taqman 2019nCov reagents by Thermofisher Kimiyya daga Kayayyakin Musamman & Kamfanin Kimiyya Na Iyaka.

"Tabbas wannan zai inganta karfin dakin gwajin mu don yin gwaje-gwaje.

“Muna godiya Unique Instruments & Kamfanin Kimiyya domin irin wannan karimcin, ”Salako ya juya.

NAN rahoton cewa NIMR aka kafa a 1977 don gudanar da bincike kan cututtukan mahimmancin lafiyar jama'a a Najeriya.

Edited Daga: Angela Okisor / Olagoke Olatoye (NAN)

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