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Table 2 Ministerial departments of laboratories found with poliovirus or potentially infectious materials during phase 1 containment activities June–November 2015

From: Towards an effective poliovirus laboratory containment strategy in Nigeria

Geo-political zone Number of laboratories with inventory Ministerial Department of laboratories with inventory Total
Ministry of Health Private Organization Ministry of Education Ministry of Defense
North Central 8 7 0 0 1 8
North East 1 0 0 1 0 1
North West 6 3 0 3 0 6
South East 4 3 1 0 0 4
South West 6 1 1 4 0 6
South South 5 1 1 3 0 5
Total 30 15 3 11 1 30