World Malaria Day: Adekeye Esther, NMEP campaign against malaria
As part of activities to commemorate the World Malaria Day, Prominent media personality, Adekeye Esther in collaboration with Nigerian National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), has led campaign against malaria. In a tweet-chat which attracted thousands of audience, Esther who is also known as Cute Kimani maintained that malaria does not just ‘subside’, which she said…
Malaria mortality highest in Northern Nigeria — NMEP
Contrary to the popular belief that regions with more rains such as the South should have higher presence of malaria vector, the North possesses higher rate of mortality...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Malaria in pregnancy responsible for child, maternal deaths
Having malaria during pregnancy is why many women suffer miscarriages, have premature babies and even die.