Ebonyi stakeholders advocate private sector funding to fight malaria
Stakeholders in Ebonyi State have canvassed more funding, especially from the private sector, to fight malaria in Nigeria, saying 97 per cent of its population was at risk of the scourge.
Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak Mbandaka, DR Congo
The Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after
WHO to protect two million Borno children against malaria
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Borno State government would treat two million children against malaria in the state. The children drawn from 25 Local Councils are to be administered with malaria chemo-prevention drug.
COVID-19: Re-tooling Nigeria’s public health delivery model
That the ravaging COVID-19 which has since the beginning of the year spread rapidly around the globe could leave a very serious public health crisis in its wake is no longer news.
COVID-19: Nigeria may record spike in malaria, TB deaths, Global Fund warns
THE Executive Secretary, Country Coordinating Mechanism of Global Fund, Dozie Ezechukwu, has said that Nigeria may be witnessing increased mortality from Malaria and Tuberculosis (TB) due to...
Jinadu: All you need to know about body temperature
The word “temperature” generally means the degree or measure of hotness or coldness of a surface. So, it is safe to say the human body temperature is the degree of hotness...
Expert advocates construction of underground drainage to eliminate malaria
Dr Babajide Puddicombe, President, Malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN), has called on the Federal Government to construct underground drainage system across the country to minimise deaths due to malaria.
COVID-19: Changing the ways of doing business
It is widely accepted that the only thing that is permanent in life is change; however, change is usually faced with a lot of resistance, as people would want to do things the old ways.
How malaria increases death risk in COVID-19 patients, by experts
As the world grapples with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, experts have warned that malaria infection is increasingly responsible for Nigerians dying from the pandemic and vice-versa, since about 97 per cent of the population is at risk of the mosquito-borne infection.