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World malaria day: Mushin residents get 1000 nets - The Nation Newspaper;

World malaria day: Mushin residents get 1000 nets - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperWorld malaria day: Mushin residents get 1000 netsThe Nation NewspaperResidents of Mushin, a suburb of Lagos State on Wednesday got 1000 mosquito nets as gifts to commemorate the 2017 World Malaria Day celebrated around the world. An initiative, Malaria To Zero visited the area and gave advice to residents on how to curb ...and more »

World Malaria Day: UUTH CMD Advocates Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquitoes Net - Leadership Newspapers;

World Malaria Day: UUTH CMD Advocates Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquitoes Net - Leadership Newspapers

Leadership NewspapersWorld Malaria Day: UUTH CMD Advocates Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquitoes NetLeadership NewspapersAs Nigeria join other countries to mark world Malaria Day, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Professor Etete Peters has emphasized the use of long lasting insecticide treated mosquito net. Professor Peters who made ...and more »

'Don't misuse treated mosquito nets' - Graphic Online;

'Don't misuse treated mosquito nets' - Graphic Online

Graphic Online'Don't misuse treated mosquito nets'Graphic OnlineParents have been advised to stop misusing treated mosquito nets and put them to proper use to avoid getting malaria. Addressing this year's World Malaria Day, held at Takpo in the Nadowli-Kaleo District of the Upper West Region (UWR) last Tuesday, the ...and more »

World Malaria day and Korea - Korea Times;

World Malaria day and Korea - Korea Times

Korea TimesWorld Malaria day and KoreaKorea TimesWith the show of might between the U.S. and North Korea as the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is coming our way; plus Kim Jong-un's reaction that says he will destroy the carrier, this may be the wrong time to mention problems outside of Korea. But ...and more »

We must make Kenya malaria-free — CS Mailu - The Star, Kenya;

We must make Kenya malaria-free — CS Mailu - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaWe must make Kenya malaria-free — CS MailuThe Star, KenyaThe government is committed to eradicating Malaria in Kenya, Health CS Cleopa Mailu said yesterday. To achieve this, it will work with partners this year to distribute more than 15 million of long-lasting treated mosquito nets to curb spread ...and more »

Millions of lives are in our hands - Zambia Daily Mail;

Millions of lives are in our hands - Zambia Daily Mail

Zambia Daily MailMillions of lives are in our handsZambia Daily MailPROVISION of mosquito nets has been a significant part of Zambia’s strategy of fighting Malaria. Web Editor · Add Comment. Share This! Facebook; Twitter; Google Plus; Pinterest; LinkedIn. MALARIA is a major public health and development challenge in ...and more »

Despite drop, 28m people at risk of malaria in 2017 - K24 TV;

Despite drop, 28m people at risk of malaria in 2017 - K24 TV

K24 TVDespite drop, 28m people at risk of malaria in 2017K24 TVTwenty eight million Kenyans are at risk of being infected with malaria this year, the ministry of Health says. Director of Medical Services Jackson Kioko, however, said in Narok during World Malaria Day on Tuesday that the ministry has intensified the ...and more »

23 counties to get free treated mosquito nets in malaria war - Business Daily (press release) (blog);

23 counties to get free treated mosquito nets in malaria war - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Business Daily (press release) (blog)23 counties to get free treated mosquito nets in malaria warBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)About 15 million long-lasting treated mosquito nets will be distributed for free in 23 counties to curb malaria that remains a top killer of Kenyans. Health secretary Cleopa Mailu said the nets would be offered mainly to expectant mothers and children ...and more »

Insecticides Can't Stop Mosquitoes To Bite, Reproduce, Spread Malaria - Science Times;

Insecticides Can't Stop Mosquitoes To Bite, Reproduce, Spread Malaria - Science Times

Science TimesInsecticides Can't Stop Mosquitoes To Bite, Reproduce, Spread MalariaScience TimesMosquitoes lose their legs after having contact with insecticide, but researchers discovered that they are (Photo : Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Researchers found out that mosquitoes could still lay eggs and spread malaria even though their legs are removed.and more »

Exhibition held to educate citizens about mosquitoes - Times of India;

Exhibition held to educate citizens about mosquitoes - Times of India

Times of IndiaExhibition held to educate citizens about mosquitoesTimes of IndiaTHANE: On the occasion of World Malaria Day, April 25, the district malaria office organised an exhibition displaying different types of mosquitoes to create awareness and educate citizens about different species of mosquitoes which causes malaria ...and more »

World Malaria Day: FG Presents Locally Manufactured Treated Nets - Leadership Newspapers;

World Malaria Day: FG Presents Locally Manufactured Treated Nets - Leadership Newspapers

Leadership NewspapersWorld Malaria Day: FG Presents Locally Manufactured Treated NetsLeadership NewspapersThe locally manufactured treated Net known as DAWA and produced by Chief Nnamdi Orji has three years guarantee before expiration and endorsed by the NAFDAC. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by Teads.and more »

Kenyan study shows that reusing old mosquito nets is effective - Independent Online;

Kenyan study shows that reusing old mosquito nets is effective - Independent Online

Independent OnlineKenyan study shows that reusing old mosquito nets is effectiveIndependent OnlineTreated mosquito nets are vital in the fight against malaria. But the average lifespan of a net is about four years. The Conversation Africa's Health and Medicine Editor Joy Wanja Muraya asked Dr Lydiah Kibe to explain how old and torn bed nets are ...and more »

Insecticide-induced leg loss does not eliminate biting, reproduction in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes - Science Daily

Insecticide-induced leg loss does not eliminate biting, reproduction in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoesScience DailyDate: April 25, 2017; Source: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine; Summary: Mosquitoes that lose multiple legs after contact with insecticide may still be able to spread malaria and lay eggs. Leg loss is a common outcome of insecticide exposure, and ...and more »

FG launches made in Aba mosquitoes Nets - Daily Trust;

FG launches made in Aba mosquitoes Nets - Daily Trust

Daily TrustFG launches made in Aba mosquitoes NetsDaily TrustThe Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has launched a made in Aba Insecticide-Treated Nets on Wednesday to commemorate the world malaria day. The minister, who tweeted this on his twitter handle, said he is delighted to launch the made in Aba ...and more »

Doctors should no longer prescribe chloroquine for malaria, says Adewole - TheCable;

Doctors should no longer prescribe chloroquine for malaria, says Adewole - TheCable

TheCableDoctors should no longer prescribe chloroquine for malaria, says AdewoleTheCableIsaac Adewole, the minister of health, on Tuesday, announced the ban on chloroquine and artemisinin monotherapy for the treatment of malaria. Speaking during the commemoration of World Malaria Day, the minister said doctors and nurses have been ...and more »

FG, Saraki, Rotary, pharmacists seek funding, improved data to fight malaria - Guardian (blog);

FG, Saraki, Rotary, pharmacists seek funding, improved data to fight malaria - Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)FG, Saraki, Rotary, pharmacists seek funding, improved data to fight malariaGuardian (blog)The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole called for increased support from local and international partners to assist the government in combating the malaria challenge in the country. We need to access $300m bond to fight disease, says Senate President.and more »

FACTBOX-Five myths about mosquitoes and malaria - Thomson Reuters Foundation;

FACTBOX-Five myths about mosquitoes and malaria - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters FoundationFACTBOX-Five myths about mosquitoes and malariaThomson Reuters FoundationMalaria still kills more than 400,000 people a year despite significant recent success in bringing down the death toll. LONDON, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, which is caused by ...and more »

The world's deadliest animal isn't a shark or even a human - Businessinsider India;

The world's deadliest animal isn't a shark or even a human - Businessinsider India

Businessinsider IndiaThe world's deadliest animal isn't a shark or even a humanBusinessinsider IndiaThe world's deadliest creature isn't what you might expect. A 2016 graphic from Bill Gates' blog outlined the number of deaths per year related to animals. You'll see the biggest offender: mosquitoes. World's deadliest animals graphic. Yes, mosquitoes ...and more »