NPC proffers solution to health sector deficit
In an effort to help the government plan for a better health indices for the country, the National Population Commission has launched the sixth Demographic Health Survey (DHS).
Plans to eliminate malaria yield results in Taraba state
Plans to ensure every household uses treated mosquito nets to prevent malaria in the nooks and crannies of Taraba State have begun to yield positive results. The Guardian observed this during the just-concluded house-to- house mobilisation exercise, carried out by the State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and…
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.
Ensuring malaria elimination by 2030
Despite recent setbacks in efforts to eliminate malaria globally by 2030, experts are optimistic that the mosquito-borne disease could be wipe out from the surface of the Earth sooner than later.
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.
Researchers worry as malaria becomes ‘untreatable’
Scientists have raised fresh alert to the rapid spread of ‘super malaria’ in South East Asia, which they say pose a global threat to efforts to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease.
Scientists advance efforts to end malaria in Africa
Scientists and stakeholders in the efforts to end malaria have recorded fresh breakthroughs.
State health ministries partner Mortein for one act against malaria
In continuation of its fight against malaria and as part of activities marking this year’s World Malaria Day, with the theme, ‘End Malaria for Good,’ Reckitt Benckiser...