Tag: malaria

Wilfred OkicheAugust 11, 2021

Film Review: The Underestimated Villain is a punchy animated poem

There is very little that is pretty about malaria. The mosquito-borne disease that causes morbidity and mortality with aplomb was ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 23, 2019

The government wants to deploy nuclear technology to eradicate Malaria and this is the mother of all embarrassment

Many times before, the Nigerian government has made the country a laughing stock, especially orchestrated by President Buhari himself. The ...

tosin adesinaJune 18, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Edo IDPs in a close shave with death

The state of health of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo is one that requires emergency intervention by the state ...

SponsorMay 1, 2018

2018 WMD: Mortein, State Ministries of Health Partner for a Malaria Free Nigeria

Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), West Africa, Dayanand Sriram; National Coordinator, National Malaria ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2017

Over a 100 million Nigerians can’t treat malaria – Dogara

Speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says over a 100 million Nigerians cannot afford to treat malaria. Dogara ...

SponsorApril 28, 2017

#OneActAgainstMalaria: Mortein partners with state Ministries of Health to end Malaria for good

In continuation of its fight against Malaria  and as part of activities marking this year’s World Malaria Day with the ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 17, 2017

Young Nigerian-American entrepreneur empowers university students to eradicate malaria in local communities through “The Home Project”

Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State – February 2017 – Israel Olaore, 25-year old founder of The StopGo Movement and former student of Babcock ...

OluwapelumiJuly 24, 2015

GSK’s malaria candidate vaccine, MosquirixTM (RTS,S), receives positive opinion from European regulators for the prevention of malaria in young children in sub-Saharan Africa

GSK announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has ...

Janeth JMay 14, 2015

Punch Newspaper introduces website to create awareness on Malaria treatment

by Ranti Joseph Malaria being one of the top killer disease in not only Nigeria but also Africa has always ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

Mortein launches innovative variant to strengthen malaria fight in Nigeria

by Damilola Jagun In furtherance of its commitment to provide innovative solutions to make life easier and healthier, leading anti-malaria brand, ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria dies in Abuja

by Azubuike Azikiwe   The Sudanese embassy has announced the passing of Dr Tagelsir Ali, the country’s Ambassador to Nigeria. ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2014

Hospital expose: Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer wanted to take the virus to Calabar

by Kolapo Olapoju   Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American man who imported the Ebola virus disease (EVD) to Nigeria, attempted to ...

June 7, 2014

Sad news: Nollywood costumier, Lizzy Ogbodo is dead (PICTURED)

by S’ola Filani Nollywood costumier Elizabeth Ogbodo popularly known as Lizzy is dead. Lizzy died this morning following complications from ...

January 20, 2014

Opinion: Homosexuality is not an easy sell in places like Nigeria

by Ose Oyamendan Imagine what would happen today if you stand in a crowded marketplace and sing, “I’m gay and ...

November 13, 2013

Billionaire Bill Gates rocks ‘babanriga’ at meeting with GEJ (PHOTOS)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in Nigeria for Stakeholders Meeting on Polio Eradication. The billionaire was treated ...

October 3, 2013

Poetry: Green white dreams by Soyombo Ayomikun

by Soyombo Ayomikun   They dreamt of a haven to be named Nigeria. Not a nation to be ravaged by a ...

July 18, 2013

LASPOTECH students protest death of colleague

Brandishing tree branches and green leaves and with tears flowing down their cheeks, students of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) ...

June 22, 2013

Temie Giwa: The doctor ordered primary health care (Y! FrontPage)

by Temie Giwa Primary health care in Nigeria is truly horrific… Clinic filled with overworked and underpaid staff members, who ...

May 13, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: Our environment breeds cancer and malaria (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze Malaria is commonly associated with poverty, and can indeed be a cause of poverty and a major ...

March 24, 2013

Malaria, HIV/AIDS, cancer and road accidents named Nigeria’s top killers by NMA

by Rachel Ogbu Malaria, HIV/AIDS, cancer and road accidents were officially listed as the top killers in the country. The ...

March 3, 2013

6 common diseases in Nigeria and how to prevent them

by Dr Jimade Ola-Solomon No matter how careful we are, we can’t always escape the increasing number of diseases lurking ...

January 22, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: Not a common cold

by Femke van Zeijl I long for the moment when I have finally toughened up and gotten used to pure ...

November 10, 2012

Sustainable Conversation hosted by Thistle Praxis points way forward for health sector

by Isi Esene   Thistle Praxis points way forward for Nigeria’s public health sector We need knowledge to improve Nigerian ...

April 9, 2012

Ninja Mosquitoes? Research suggests malaria might become untreatable

by Rachel Ogbu Researchers have claimed that the rise of resistance to the front-line treatments for malaria means the effort ...

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