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A health expert, Dr Adejoke Oladele has called on the Nigerian government to strengthen the health sector and channel more funds for preparedness for possible future epidemics.

Oladele said the government should focus more on epidemics as one of the main killers of children in Nigeria is vaccine-preventable diseases like measles, meningitis and diphtheria.

According to a report, Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS), shows only about 36% of children ages 12-23 months, take all recommended vaccines in Nigeria while 18%, take none at all. This shows that…

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