With less than 400 intensive care beds, and about 350 ventilators in the country, COVID-19 presented Nigeria with complex challenges. Testing was being increased across the country and isolation centres established, which in turn, generated more data and helped to contain the spread of the virus.
Supporting the Presidential Task Force in its response to COVID-19
The response in Nigeria was led by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and we supported this work, by providing access to epidemiological, surveillance and modelling information to aid rapid decision making.
Our Project involved:
Providing a framework grounded in multi-disciplinary, scientific data and ethical considerations
Our deliverable is linked with The Lancet Nigeria Commission to ensure that we maximised lessons learned, while contributing to the ongoing response. Find out more