The renewal of contract event that took place at the Lagos, Nigeria Office of the company on Friday.
Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, Onochie said the discovery of a vaccine to tackle malaria should serve as a reminder to Nigerians never to give up on any problem or untoward situation.
The World Health Organisation revealed this in its message to mark this year’s World Malaria day.
Ehanire noted that the country required more than N350 billion to fight the disease in 2021 alone.
The initiative is to be launched on World Malaria Day on April 25.
Under the MOU, the United States through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), will provide technical assistance to the NLNG-led Bonny Island Malaria Elimination Project. The partnership seeks to bring malaria deaths to zero in the community of 300,000 and make the island Nigeria’s first malaria-free zone.
According to the singer’s caregiver, David Ekanem, the highlife singer had been battling malaria since last week. He died in a hospital this morning at 10:30 am
Ezike, a staff of Blessed Medical Laboratory Services, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu.
Sanwo-Olu said this while addressing Lagos State Government House correspondents on the management of the second wave of COVID-19, at Lagos House, Ikeja.
The Global Fund, in a statement posted on its website, said the fund was signed for 157 grants for lifesaving HIV, TB and malaria programmes and to strengthen systems for health in the year.
The people made the commendation in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Sunday.
At $4 (N1,400) unit price, the treated nets are worth at least N3.3 billion, aside the 5,000 ad-hoc staff to be engaged and paid to distribute the nets across the state, according to a statement on Sunday from the Kwara State Ministry of Health.
Malaria has been indicated as an underlining sickness capable of predisposing one to Coronavirus infection and its accompanying complications.
The number of malaria deaths in Africa could double to 769,000 this year as efforts to curb the disease are disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation warned on Thursday.
The prospect that a pair of malaria drugs will become go-to medications for treating COVID-19 before they’ve been rigorously tested is prompting new safety warnings from heart specialists and other doctors and experts.
The National Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme, Dr. Audu Mohammed, on Tuesday said Nigeria would get three-year grant of $417 million from the Global Fund to tackle malaria.
This was made known during a recent visit by officials of United States President’s Malaria Initiative to Bonny Island to conduct a first-hand assessment of the feasibility of malaria elimination on the Island and explore opportunities for partnership with NLNG in combating the scourge.
The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Daniel Umehzuruike, said this on Tuesday in Abakiliki during a lecture on the distribution process and role of the media in the LLIN campaign.
Federal Ministry of Health, on Friday, reaffirmed its commitment to contributing to the Global Fund for the Management of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The Federal Government says it will distribute 25 million treated mosquito nets in six states of the federation this year.