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5 Oct 2016
Telecommunications Company, Etisalat and the Cross River State Government in partnership with Mediatrix Development Foundation have pledged to forge a close working relationship in the fight against the scourge of malaria in the State.
23 Sep 2016
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infection where a bite passes a parasite into the bloodstream. Eliminated from the United States in the 1950s, the disease still kills hundreds of thousands each year, mostly children in Sub-Saharan Africa.
19 Sep 2016
Except the salaries of government employees at relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), funds for malaria programmes in the country are almost entirely from donors.
18 Sep 2016
Through his foundation, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates is the top nongovernmental donor to the Global Fund against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with plans to give $600 million between 2017-2019.
17 Sep 2016
The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), a coalition of 49 African Heads of State and Government, said it had provided no fewer than 659 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets for prevention
30 Aug 2016
Atinuke recently completed her national youth service having graduated from the University of Ibadan in 2014 where she read Pharmacy. She was born HIV positive in 1990. Now 26, she has lived with the disease all her life.
14 Aug 2016
It is a disease caused by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium. Human malaria is caused by four different species of plasmodium, which include Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium vivax.
28 Jul 2016
The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is commending the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria in Africa by 2030.African leaders endorsed the Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria...
28 Jul 2016
Medical researchers have unveiled reasons why Hepatitis kills more people than Malaria, Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
27 Jul 2016
Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands every year.
17 Jul 2016
If malaria happens earlier in pregnancy, it could lead to low birth weight. Children with low birth weight can be exposed to many diseases by the time they grow up.
11 Jul 2016
Chemists at The Ohio State University, United States, are developing paper strips that detect diseases including cancer and malaria - for a cost of 50 cents per strip.

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