As countries in various continents mark this year’s edition of World Malaria Day today (April 25, 2021), Prince Ned Nwoko, an illustrious son of Nigeria
A new report by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)
A growing number of countries are stamping out malaria, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, as it launched an initiative to help eradicate the deadly disease in 25 more countries by 2025.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang revealed he has been hospitalised after contracting malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month.
Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa.
With recent statistics showing a significant rise in malaria mortality, health experts have said without urgent action taken to address the global public health challenge...
The Federal government, on Tuesday, warned Nigerians to undergo tests before taking anti-malarial treatment, because not all fevers are symptoms of malaria.
The discovery in Africa of a drug-resistant strain of the parasite that causes malaria is a new threat, as the region continues to battle Covid-19. This is according to a January 2020 article on the Nigeria-based website NPOReports. “Now that resistant parasites have been documented in Rwanda, they may be carried by travelers across borders or may already be…
Covid-19 is no different to malaria and can be treated with antimalarial drugs, so there’s no need for a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa, claims a message posted on the “Radio Biafra London” Facebook page in January 2021. “Africa does not need any covid-19 vaccines,” it reads. “Covid-19 is nothing different from Malaria. Covid-19 is a modified Malaria in…
20 Dec 2020
The Federal Government, through the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), has given Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC), to 13 million children in nine states.
17 Dec 2020
The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) has launched its strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for action for the next three years.
1 Dec 2020
Malaria killed 409,000 and infected 229 million persons in 2019, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) latest report on the disease published yesterday.