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FHI 360’s contributions to the fight against malaria in Nigeria

Al Ameen Ismail smiles inside MAPS donated LLIN to primary school pupils in Oyo State.

April 24, 2017 — Malaria is a serious public health problem in Nigeria, but the last decade saw increased support for fighting this illness from the government and its partners. FHI 360, through the Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS) project, has greatly contributed to malaria prevention efforts in the country, curbing malaria infections with

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Improving Malaria Case Management with Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Rural Health Care Settings in Nigeria

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The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that all suspected malaria cases be parasitologically confirmed before treatment. In Nigeria, the lack of adequately skilled laboratory scientists; unavailability of high resolution light microscopes; and unstable power supply, particularly in rural settings, make it difficult to abide by this recommendation, and have been key factors fueling the large

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NGO empowers 1,830 health workers for prevention in Akwa Ibom

Workers look for holes in mosquito netting at the A to Z Textile Mills factory producing insecticide-treated bednets in Arusha, Tanzania, May 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Katy Migiro)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded programme, Malaria Action Programme for States (MAPS), has built the capacity of 1,830 health workers for malaria prevention in Akwa Ibom.

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World Malaria Day April 25th

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Many Voices, a Single Theme The World Malaria Day theme provides a common platform for countries to showcase their successes in malaria control and unify diverse initiatives in the changing global context. Malaria-endemic countries have made incredible gains in malaria in the last decade, but sustaining them will take extra efforts until the job is

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