July 28, 2016

Nigeria’s road map to end Malaria in Africa by 2013

The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is commending the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria in Africa by 2030.African leaders endorsed the Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030 during the 27th African Union (AU) Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The framework […]
July 15, 2016

Nigerian doctor finds potential malaria cure

Dr. Bayo Aluko-Olokun, a Facial Surgeon at the National Hospital, Abuja, may have discovered a cure for Malaria. Dr. Olokun made the discovery after conducting studies at the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria, Lagos His findings show that the adult human facial sebum (oil) possesses potent mosquito resistant […]
May 11, 2016

Malaria vaccine: Shots of live parasites shows promise for protection against malaria

After decades of trying to zap malaria once and for all, researchers are buzzing about a new experimental vaccine against the mosquito-transmitted infection. If results from early trials hold up, the vaccine could one day significantly help slap down malaria’s infectious toll, which hit 214 million documented illnesses and more […]
May 10, 2016

GSK partners with LSMDA to #EndMalariaForGood

Malaria has a high prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a major public health problem in Nigeria. It accounts for over 60% outpatient visits and 30% hospital admissions. The disease has negatively impacted the Nigerian economy with billions of Naira lost to it as cost of treatment and loss in […]