World Malaria Day
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.
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.
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...
FG, Saraki, Rotary, pharmacists seek funding, improved data to fight malaria
As the world marked Malaria Day yesterday, the Federal Government, Senate President Bukola Saraki, pharmacists and health stakeholders have suggested ways to reducing and in fact ending the disease in the country.
World Malaria Day: Nigeria loses 150,000 lives, N1.1 trillion yearly, says WHO
Today is World Malaria Day (WMD). The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday declared that despite the substantial gains in malaria responses, the disease has remained a major public health threat.