Thursday, December 8, 2022


August 3, 2022

Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia face most ‘catastrophic’ hunger, WHO warns

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.

Malnourished children. [CREDIT: The Cable]
July 26, 2022

New ‘rugged’ malaria vector discovered in northern Nigeria

He said that it was a rugged vector, very difficult to eradicate and had not been found anywhere near West Africa.

Nigeria Institute of Medical Research
July 1, 2022

Untreated malaria may cause mental problem, expert warns

According to the World Malaria Report by the WHO, there were 241 million malaria cases and 627,000 malaria deaths worldwide in 2020.

World Health Organization
June 24, 2022

23 million Nigerian children given malaria chemoprevention: Buhari

Some 23 million Nigerian children have received the seasonal malaria chemoprevention to reduce severe malaria.

May 23, 2022

Malaria: Jigawa mosquitoes resistant to insecticide-treated nets, say Researchers

A team of researchers at the Federal University Dutse has discovered some species of mosquitoes that are resistant to insecticide-treated nets in Jigawa.

April 26, 2022

Malaria: Sokoto govt to distribute 3.2 million mosquito nets

The Sokoto government says it will distribute 3.2 million treated mosquito nets.

Mosquito net
April 25, 2022

Malaria remains public health threat: WHO

Ms Moeti said the WHO released the landmark recommendations on using the first vaccine against malaria in 2021.

Malaria vaccine
April 24, 2022

Malaria prevalence reduced by 14% in Nasarawa: Commissioner

The state government is advising Nasarawa residents to regularly go for malaria tests.

Nasarawa health commissioner Ahmed Yahaya
January 17, 2022

Malaria: Nasarawa to distribute two million insecticide treated nets

The distribution of the nets would commence between February 7 and 15 in all the state’s local government areas.

December 13, 2021

Nigeria most miserable place to live on earth under Buhari: Pat Utomi

“Poverty rules the land… Today, we have overtaken India in terms of the total number of the poorest people on the planet.”

President Muhammadu Buhari/Pat Utomi (Credit: Sahara Reporters)