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FG inaugurates 2021 malaria indicator survey to generate appropriate data

FG inaugurates 2021 malaria indicator survey to generate appropriate data

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday, said that the 2021 Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey (NMIS) would generate the much-needed data to help the country review its strategies. Ehanire, represented by Alhaji Mahmuda Mamman, Permanent Secretary in the ministry, said this in Abuja during the inauguration of the 2021 Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey. […]

World’s first malaria vaccine generates remarkable results

World’s first malaria vaccine generates remarkable results

In the midst of the tragedy and turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s gratifying to see work continuing in Africa to find new ways of fighting malaria, a very old disease that has been a formidable foe for thousands of years and still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old.

WHO officially declares China malaria-free

WHO officially declares China malaria-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday officially granted China a malaria-free certification as a token of celebration of the country’s successful elimination of the disease after 70 years of its struggles against malaria. From 30 million malaria cases in the 1940s, China brought down that number over the last decades, to have finally achieved […]