About $816 million is needed for rescue and relief in Pakistan, more than 2,000 people have died from floods and subsequent infections since mid-June.
“In Sokoto state, about N534 million would be expended as implementation cost, out of which the state government provided N178 million as counterpart fund.”
428,098 children under five suffer from diarrhoea, while another 51,191 are being treated for dysentery in the worst-hit province of Sindh.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that over 80 per cent of Africa’s population relies on traditional medicine for their primary health needs.
“We hope this is just the beginning. Continued innovation is needed to develop…next-generation vaccines to increase available supply and enable a healthier vaccine market.”
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70 years.
He said that it was a rugged vector, very difficult to eradicate and had not been found anywhere near West Africa.
According to the World Malaria Report by the WHO, there were 241 million malaria cases and 627,000 malaria deaths worldwide in 2020.
Some 23 million Nigerian children have received the seasonal malaria chemoprevention to reduce severe malaria.
A team of researchers at the Federal University Dutse has discovered some species of mosquitoes that are resistant to insecticide-treated nets in Jigawa.