May 27, 2018

No Nigerian’ll die of malaria by 2020 -FG (SUN)

No Nigerian’ll die of malaria by 2020 -FG (SUN)

The Federal Government, on Friday, assured Nigerians that nobody would die of malaria-related disease by the year 2020.

The government, through the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, who gave the assurance at the 58th Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Abuja, added that strategic policies were being initiated to tackle malaria.

“We already have a strategic plan and that plan envisages absolute situation where no Nigerian will die of malaria by 2020.

“My appeal is for doctors not to treat malaria without diagnosis. Do not allow fluid to come in contact with blood. I have also written for the supply of gloves and other protective kids because most of these infections are transmitted from animals to humans. Read more

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