Access Bank, Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria and HACEY Health Initiative have come together to make a call towards accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria and save lives.
Ending Malaria: Access Bank, PSH Alliance & Hacey Health Push for Prevention on World Malaria Day 2017
Access Bank, Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria and Hacey health Initiative have come together to make a call towards accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria and save lives under the Malaria To Zero Initiative program for grass root people living in suburb and underprivileged environments across Nigeria and Africa at large.
HUAWEI, Access Bank and Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria Partner For Accelerated Impact To Tackle Malaria
Lagos, Nigeria – 30th November, 2016
In a bid to eliminate Malaria in Nigeria, foremost financial institution with a strong bias for excellent services delivery, Access Bank, under the leadership of the CEO of Access Bank – Mr. Herbert Wigwe and Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria has championed an innovative financing platform that seeks to galvanize private sector resources and capabilities for sustained support towards averting at least 1 million malaria cases and deaths by 2020–a first step towards complementing government’s effort in achieving its malaria pre-elimination goals by 2020, tagged “Malaria-To-Zero’ Initiative.
Why malaria and pregnancy don’t mix
Mary Ogu was 20 weeks pregnant when she developed malaria. A resident in one of the slums in Lagos where mosquitoes breed freely, Mary does not sleep under Insecticide Treatment Nets, ITNs, and takes no precautions such as the recommended treatment for malaria for pregnant women.
Oyo State leads in malaria control, says USAID
Oyo State is leading in the control of the spread of malaria and use of contraceptive methods in the nation, Director, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Dr Michael Harvey, has stated.
Malaria drugs vital to expectant mothers’
Expectant mothers have been advised to register at any Primary Health Centre (PHC) close to them and get free sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) provided by the government to be malaria free.
Get tested before receiving malaria treatment, expert urges Nigerians
A laboratory scientist, Mr Chinenye Nwekpe, on Wednesday urged Nigerians to always comply with the national policy on malaria that stipulates medical test before receiving treatment. Nwekpe, a former Chairman of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Enugu State chapter, made the plea in an interview in Enugu.