Determined to reverse the scourge of the malaria burden in North East Nigeria, World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed nearly 4,353 volunteers to administer anti-malaria drugs in the second and third cycle of malaria chemo-prevention campaigns in Borno and Adamawa states.
Across Jere, Maiduguri Metropolitan Council,
Nigeria is set to harness Traditional Chinese Medicine to combat malaria, as a team of experts from the Jianqxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine have introduced complementary and alternative medicine to fight the scourge.
The treatment will also include acupuncture and the use of Chinese herbal
The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against taking malaria treatment before a confirmed laboratory test.
Dr. Audu Mohammed, the National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), gave the advice at the second quarter media chat in Abuja.
Mohammed, who was represented by Mr. Chukwu Okoronkwo, Head of
During his 2015 attempt to be the first person ever to walk the length of Madagascar, the British adventurer Ash Dykes was held up at gunpoint and crossed crocodile-infested rivers – but what almost killed him was a tiny mosquito from which he contracted malaria.