World Malaria Day
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...
U.S. salutes health champions in Nigeria leading efforts to end malaria
On World Malaria Day, the United States is proud to recognize our partnership with Nigeria and support your fight to beat this deadly disease. We salute all Nigeria’s health champions—from health workers to mothers, pharmacists to drivers...
Nigeria loses N132 Billion to Malaria yearly
About N132 billion is lost every year to malaria in Nigeria. In 2017, 19 percent of the global death from malaria occurred in Nigeria while Nigeria accounts for a very high level of malaria morbidity and mortality in the world. Chairman, Planning Committee of the World Malaria Day, Dr. Uzodinma Adirieje, who disclosed this in…
Foundation task mothers on immunisation, distributes mosquito nets
Wife of the Senate President and founder of Well-being foundation, Toyin Ojora Saraki, has urged mothers across the country to ensure that their children are fully immunised to prevent them from falling ill with malaria.
U.S. releases progress report on malaria, urges Nigeria to improve prevention
The United States (U.S.) President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday released its 12th annual report documenting the progress of its programmes in Nigeria and other countries.
Electricity firm distributes mosquito nets to mark World Malaria Day
The Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) yesterday distributed hundreds of treated mosquito nets to its customers in Isheri Olofin area of Lagos State.
Superior Pharmaceuticals fetes Nigerians on World Malaria Day
To combat human and economic devastation in whole communities by malaria in the country, Superior Pharmaceuticals is set to reach about 20 million citizens nationwide and provide free drugs to roll back the disease.
World Malaria Day: Medical expert advises against self medication
A medical practitioner, Dr Ademola Foyeke, on Tuesday warned against self-medication in the treatment of malaria and other diseases. Foyeke gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in commemoration of the 2018 World Malaria Day. He said people should always insist on tests being carried out by experts before…
World Malaria Day: Access Bank propose accelerated investment to bring malaria to zero
Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa, CAMA in partnership with Access Bank Plc and other Corporate Society Organisations will tomorrow, April 26th, hold a Malaria forum in Lagos tagged "Accelerating Investment to Bring Malaria to Zero". The forum which seeks to bring together a group of business executives, corporate health managers, technical experts, government officials,…
Scientists near effective malaria vaccine, solve 20-year-old mystery
Ahead of the World Malaria Day (WMD), April 25, scientists across the globe have recorded major breakthroughs in efforts to eradicate and eliminate the female anopheles mosquito-borne disease.