Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control: Strengthening Nigeria’s Local Capacity to Lead the Lassa Fever Response

The Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control (ILFRC) — first of its kind in Nigeria and the West African sub region — was founded in January 2007 for the purpose of ‘halting and reversing’ the high morbidity and mortality statistics linked to Lassa fever. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control (ILFRC) has been at the forefront of research into Lassa fever. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
The Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control has over the years built up local capacity and strength in the areas of clinical and laboratory management of Lassa fever and other infectious diseases. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Nigeria Health Watch
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The Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control has a bio safety lab and can house infectious organisms and work with them safely. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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We use informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. nigeriahealthwatch.com