CERHI’s Response to COVID-19


INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSE TO THE COVID CRISIS – CERHI, UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, NIGERIA Initiation of the COVID-19 Testing Initiative in Benin City One of the major draw backs in understanding the extent of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is the limited testing sites in the Country. With the CERHI laboratory that has a highly functional and ultramodern PCR machine, it was evident that CERHI could function as a test Centre in the country. In an effort to contribute to filling this urgent gap, the CERHI Centre Leader, Prof. Friday Okonofua, contacted the Director General of Nigerian Centre for Disease Control [...Read more]