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USAMRD-A/N Partners NMEP to Develop Nigeria’s First-Ever Malaria Slide Bank

NSMB activation at the BSU Teaching Hospital, Makurdi[/caption] Malaria has remained a cause of significant morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. According to the WHO World Malaria Report 2021, the number of confirmed cases of malaria in Nigeria increased five-fold between 2011 and 2020, with more than 21 million Nigerians having…

U.S. Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Nigeria Commemorates World Malaria Day, 2022

Every April 25, the U.S. Army Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Nigeria (USAMRD-A/N) joins the rest of the world to mark World Malaria Day. It is a day set aside to celebrate the successes achieved in the fight against malaria, while also reflecting on the challenges yet to be overcome. This year’s theme…

National Malaria Slide Bank Project Advocacy Visit to Benue State

A joint team from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), and the Ministry of Defence Health Implementation Programme (NMOD-HIP) paid a courtesy visit to the Benue State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Joseph Ngbea, and…