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WHO declares Uzbekistan malaria-free

Malaria is caused by anopheles Mosquito By Prudence ArobaniThe World Health Organisation (WHO) says Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognised as a malaria-free country is an “extraordinary outcome”. Executive Director of the Global Fund, a UN-backed partnership to end malaria epidemics, Peter Sands, on Tuesday said malaria had a long and deadly history in

U.S. distributes 3.3m nets to fight malaria in Akwa Ibom

The United States, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has donated 3.3 million bed nets for distribution in Akwa Ibom State to combat malaria. The bed nets, valued at $9.7 million, will be distributed in all local government areas of the state to contain spread of the disease. The U.S. government also provided an additional […] …

100,000 children suffer cerebral malaria yearly

Malaria is caused by anopheles Mosquito By Ruona IsikehMore than 100,000 Nigerian children suffer from Cerebral malaria annually, Dr Ovo Samiel at the General Hospital, Ughelli, has said. Ovo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin that the disease could lead to other sicknesses if not promptly treated. The medical expert

FG moves to review National Sanitation Policy

FG moves to review National Sanitation Policy

Samuel Bello, Abuja Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Aliboh Leon, stated this at the National critique […]
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