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Climate change and its impacts, particularly extreme weather and heatwaves, pose a “substantial risk” to the progress being made to fight malaria, the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday.
Kwara Governor’s wife, Amb. Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has pledged to use her office to ensure that children in the state no longer die of malaria.
Sterling Oil Exploration & Energy Production Co. Ltd. (SEEPCO) has stated that elimination of malaria requires strengthening community responses through regular awareness campaigns and timely medical support as it has a significant impact on the health of infants, young children, and pregnant women.
Coordinating Minister of Health, Prof. Muhammad Ali Pate, has restated the current administration’s commitment to crush malaria and its growing problem in Nigeria. He regretted that the country currently bears 30 per cent of the global burden, with Kano State as epic centre of the killer communicable disease. The minister spoke yesterday in Kano when he…
A Fulbright Scholar, and Associate Professor of Public Health, Uchechukwu M. Chukwuocha, has recommended that continuous exploratory research work be intensified on efficacy of ‘whole plant therapies’ as alternative treatment for malaria, other endemic infections and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), due to their potential rich therapeutic medicinal properties. Chukwuocha, who is also the acting Head, Department…
•U.S. govt issues health alert as malaria cases in over 20 years resurface in two states •New mosquito species found in Florida, Finland, three other countries for first time Nigeria and the rest of the world have been put on the alert as the United States (US) is seeing some locally acquired cases of malaria…
The Nasarawa State Government has flagged of the distribution of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine, popularly known as Fansidar or Amalar, Maldox and Amodiaquine drugs for prevention of malaria to 977, 950 children in the state.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved $1 billion to fight against Tuberculosis (TB), malaria and HIV in Nigeria in the next three years.
The Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis/Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has said that it is ready to carry out distribution of 4.4million Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) to prevent the deadly mosquitoes contributing to the mortality rate in the country. In 2022, Nigeria was said to have accounted for 22 percent of cases…
As the world celebrates the discovery of malaria vaccine, 107,582 persons have been confirmed to be down with the disease between January and April 2023 in Nasarawa State.
As the 2023 World Malaria Day held yesterday, House of Representatives urged Federal Government to focus more on domestic financing and local production of drugs to contain the disease.
As Orange Group, a leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company in Nigeria, join to celebrate World Malaria Day with a renewed commitment to tackle Malaria through its innovative drugs. The firm has continued to drum it's support for the eradication of malaria in the country. The goal of World Malaria Day, observed annually on…