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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…