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Malaria: Stakeholders call for all-out war against Mosquito

Some stakeholders in environment and public health on Monday called for an all out war against Mosquito to holistically prevent Malaria and related diseases in the country. The stakeholders said

Nasarawa  records over 182,000 cases of malaria  in 2023

Nassarawa State Government has said it recorded a total of 182, 678 malaria cases between January and march this year.  According to Vanguard, the state Commissioner of Health, Pharmacist Ahmed

We are committed to stopping malaria – Minister

The Federal Government has said although the decline of malaria prevalence from 42 percent in 2010 to 23 percent in 2020 was commendable, it remains committed to ending Nigeria’s reign

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Do mosquito bites cause typhoid fever?

Enter “Ask The Doctor” Public Health Physician, Dr. Imo Okon today begins NHO’s help column, Ask The Doctor, our new column  designed to assist readers with free counselling on their health

Don’t neglect malaria because of COVID-19, expert warns

as St Racheal’s Pharma launches own brand of Artemether + Lumefantrine A parasitologist and specialist in the management of malaria has warned against  current neglect of the disease in the

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Global fund to give Nigeria $417m grant to tackle malaria

THE National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Dr Audu Mohammed, today, January 28,  said Nigeria would get three-year grant of $417 million from the Global Fund to tackle malaria.

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Nigeria to reduce malaria burden by 13% in 2023

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Health Minister The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) says it is working toward reducing malaria burden in the country by 13 per cent in 2023. Coordinator of

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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