Malaria kills 81,640, infects 53.7m yearly in Nigeria
Efforts by government at all levels and the international community notwithstanding, malaria still kills no fewer than 81,640 Nigerians and infects 53.7 million yearly. Besides, the country loses N450 billion annually to interventions and treatments...
NMEP says lack of funds contributes to challenges of Malaria elimination
Dr Audu Mohammed, National Coordinator, NMEP, made the call at the Integrated Health Parley organised by Breakthrough Action-Nigeria in collaboration with the Health Writers Association of Nigeria (HEWAN) in Lagos.
Akeredolu flags off distribution of 2.9million insecticide nets in Ondo
Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday in Akure flagged off the distribution of 2.9 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents of the state.
Home-grown solution for malaria eradication
Is this tropical disease called malaria becoming untreatable? Why is the resistance-to-treatment level growing? These are relevant questions even ordinary people would want indigenous researchers on this scourge to answer with home-grown solution sooner than later.
Malaria in pregnancy responsible for child, maternal deaths
Having malaria during pregnancy is why many women suffer miscarriages, have premature babies and even die.
Scientists advance efforts to end malaria in Africa
Scientists and stakeholders in the efforts to end malaria have recorded fresh breakthroughs.
Furore over efforts to eliminate malaria
As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to celebrate the World Malaria Day (WMD), today, April 25, seven countries have been certified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as having eliminated malaria...
NMEP, SFH seek new funding model for malaria
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and the Society for Family Health (SFH) have called for a new funding model programme to reduce the scourge even as they sought the media ...