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Nigeria’s malaria cases on the rise

• as global incidence falls ABUJA – The Federal Government has expressed concerns over the rising cases of malaria between 2017 and 2018 in Nigeria. This comes at a time

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Malaria in Pregnancy: Experts canvass early antenatal care as key to prevention

Pregnant women have been urged to cultivate the habit of reporting for antenatal care as soon as they miss their monthly period for proper checks for ailments such as malaria-related life-threatening

Hope rises for malaria control In Nigeria

Hope is rising on combating the malaria scourge in Nigeria as this year’s Nigeria Prize for Science competition has recorded the highest number of entries so far since the history

Revealed! Nigeria, Ghana over-diagnose, over-treat malaria 

Renowned malariologist, Prof. Oyibo,  blames the trend on poor diagnosis Malaria has been found to be over-diagnosed and over-treated in health facilities and pharmacy shops in developing countries, especially Nigeria

There’s significant reduction in malaria menace in Nigeria –  MSN President

The malaria Society of Nigeria (MSN) took the campaign against the disease to a rural  riverine community of Badagry, Lagos State, as part of its activities to commemorate the 2017

We’ll stop malaria from the earth – Gates Foundation Country Rep

  …says Foundation spends N250m on health, other interventions in Nigeria yearly Can you imagine the earth without the malaria scourge? Dr Mairo Mandara, Country representative, Bill and Melinda Gates

Malaria outbreak in Namibia

The Ministry of Health and Social Services of Namibia has reported a malaria outbreak in the northern part of the country which has already claimed thirteen lives in the Kavango

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Revealed! Doctors still treat malaria without test

USAID raises alarm Chloroquine still being produced and prescribed in the country Nation remains too endemic despite huge spending on control. We have a long way to go, says USAID

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USAID re-launches $10,000 reward for whistle-blowers on fake malaria drugs

  The office of Inspector-General (OIG), of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has re-launched its reward for persons who would help it with information on stolen and

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Nollywood star, Kate Henshaw joins battle against malaria

Entertainment icon Kate Henshaw has enlisted in the battle to raise awareness about the deadly consequences of malaria and pledged to join advocacy efforts. Henshaw made the commitment Thursday, October

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Malaria not “common” but deadly – expert

A professor of paediatrics, Olugbenga Mokuolu wants Nigerians to adopt a change of attitude towards malaria and see it as a fatal disease that it is instead of  under-estimating it

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GFATM suspends disbursement for HIV/AIDS, Malaria in Nigeria

The Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) has suspended its HIV and Malaria disbursement in Nigeria over failure to meet target especially in areas such as antiretroviral

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Reps investigates DDT efficacy for malaria eradication

ABUJA: The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on HIV/AIDS, Mal aria and Tuberculosis, to investigate the efficacy of Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane (DDT) towards the eradication of malaria in Nigeria. DDT

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More 2.8m Nigerians may die of HIV/AIDS soon – BOT NEPWHAN

An estimated 2.8 million Nigerians may be on their way to early grave if not provided with required treatment, Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Network of People Living with