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Nigeria’s Effort Towards Malaria Control Yielding Positive Results – Health Minister

Nigeria’s Effort Towards Malaria Control Yielding Positive Results – Health Minister

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Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, has declared that the country’s effort towards malaria control is gaining momentum and has progressed appreciably; saying lots of steps had been taken to clinically stamp out the prevalence of malaria and its parasites. Adewole, who spoke in Osogbo, Osun state capital at the flag-off ceremony for the replacement campaign of Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs)  held at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, noted that Malaria cases are dropping in the country as 2015 Record on Malaria indicator survey shows that the prevalence of malaria drop to 27% from 42% which was reported in 2010. The Minister who was represented by Akeem Lasisi, the Chief Medical Director of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, however admitted that despi