FG caution Nigerians against treating malaria without lab test (Nation)

FG caution Nigerians against treating malaria without lab test (Nation)

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 Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation, said that malaria was still a major morbidity and mortality in the country.

He explained that Nigerians must adopt the right health seeking behaviour for the elimination of malaria. Read more

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