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Malaria kills more people in Africa than in any other part of the world. There is a myth in many African countries whereby someone presenting any symptoms similar ...
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INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE NEWS NEWSLETTER
The United States (U.S.) President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has released its 12th annual report documenting the progress of its programmes in ...
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COVER MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Ondo State on Friday, October, 27, in its capital, Akure flagged off the distribution of 2.9 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets to residents of the state. ...
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MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE NEWSLETTER
The World Health Organization, WHO, has revealed that about 3.2 billion people remained at risk to malaria attack globally. This is contained in a report entitled: “Eliminating Malaria”, ...
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Lagos Approves UMT For Malaria Test
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health has approved the Urine Malaria Test (UMT), the first ever non-blood rapid test that tells in 25 minutes or less, if a ...
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Use of Insecticide Treated Nets Key to Eradication of Malaria – Experts
Experts in the health sector have identified Nigerians reluctant attitude towards science proven interventions as a bane to the fight against malaria in the country. They reiterated that sleeping ...
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First Malaria Vaccine Gets Green Light
The world’s first malaria vaccine has been given the green light by European regulators and could protect millions of children in sub-Saharan Africa from the life-threatening disease. The ...
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New Malaria Drug Gets WHO Prequalification
Novartis antimalarial medicine Coartem® 80/480mg today received World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification, making it the first and only high strength (80/480mg) Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) antimalarial treatment available for public sector procurement. This ...
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This Is How Much Malaria Costs Nigeria Annually
National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme at the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Nnenna Ezeigwe has revealed that about N480 billion is lost annually to malaria treatment and ...
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New Drug Offers Single Knock-out Dose Against Malaria
Researchers at Dundee University have discovered a new compound which could treat malaria while protecting people from the disease and preventing its spread, all in a single dose. ...
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Research: Substandard Malaria Drugs Outnumber Fakes
According to new research published in PLOS ONE, an analysis of more than 3,000 anti-malaria medication found nearly 9 out of every 100 to be of poor quality, ...
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UN Calls For Continued Partnership In Fight Against Malaria
Though more investment and stronger coordination have helped the international community make significant inroads in the global fight against malaria, continued investment for malaria control and elimination targets remains ...
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Expect Shorter Rainfall, Malaria Spread, NiMET Warns
Nigerians have been told to expect shorter rainfall and a wide spread of malaria this season. According to the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET), parts of the country at ...
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NAFDAC To Partner Cuban Company On Technology for Malaria Eradication
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has announced that it is set to partner with Labiofam, a Cuban-based pharmaceutical company, to promote the ...
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