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World Malaria Day: 700,000 people diagnosed annually with malaria in Lagos

Prof. Akin Abayomi

 Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says no fewer than 700,000 people are being diagnosed annually with malaria disease in the state. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Lagos in celebration of the 2021 World Malaria Day (WMD). The WMD is commemorated annually ...

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World Malaria Day: Researcher suggests ways to improve diagnosis of ailment

mosquito-malaria

A medical researcher, Dr. Bamidele Iwalokun, has called on government authorities to increase the coverage of Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) by 80 per cent to improve the diagnosis of submicroscopic malaria. Iwalokun, the Head of Immunology and Vaccinology Research Group, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos State, made this plea on Monday, April 17, 2017 in an interview with ...

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