The Nigerian government initiates a transformative phase, harnessing the $933 million Global Fund grant to fortify health systems and combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria from 2024 to 2026.
Data reveals that Nigeria bears a substantial global malaria burden, accounting for approximately 27% of reported cases.
The Government of Ekiti state has restated its commitment to eliminating malaria from the state, especially as the disease has…
As the world races towards ending the malaria scourge, the World Health Organization (WHO) has pre-qualified yet another malaria vaccine…
Despite interventions, achieving optimal coverage of tools remains a challenge, urging adaptation and continuous efforts.
The R21 vaccine is the second malaria vaccine recommended by WHO, following the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine, which received a WHO recommendation in 2021.
Emphasis the urgent need to secure funding and resources to combat the growing threat effectively.
ExxonMobil, NBA, PanAfricare raise over 8,000 young malaria champions, public health advocates.
The decision to prioritise Nigeria for future malaria vaccine distribution will bridge a crucial healthcare gap in the nation’s battle against the pervasive disease.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima, reaffirmed the administration’s dedication to boost health financing and industry, drawing support from global health partners.
While acknowledging that the country still bears approximately 27 percent of the global malaria burden.
PECAN has stressed that there are new technologies, including genetically modified mosquitoes, precision-targeted insecticides, among others, that are effective in controlling mosquitoes.
PECAN has stated that instead of focusing on treating malaria cause by mosquitoes, it is better to prevent it by controlling the breeding of mosquitoes in the environment.
World mosquito day spurs call for swift government action against malaria