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Nigeria has recorded 1,354 new infections of the deadly coronavirus, COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, disclosed on its verified website on Tuesday. The health agency said the figure represented the highest number in a single day since the first index case was reported in Nigeria on Feb. 27, 2020, smashing the record of 1,204 infections recorded on Monday.

  The need for affordable, high-quality medical equipment in Nigeria cannot be overstated. With a rapidly growing population that exceeded 185 million in 2016, Nigeria is the seventh most populated country in the world. Despite its rapidly increasing population, Nigeria is a country marked by poor healthcare delivery

In recognizing the challenges that African Union Member States are facing in accessing the information on recommended in vitro diagnostics, other medical devices, and personal protective equipment (PPEs) for surveillance and management of COVID-19Africa Medical Devices Forum (AMDF)