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World Malaria Day: FG harps on diagnosis before treatment

Bans chloroquine, artemisin monotherapy for treating disease Unveils Made-in-Nigeria ITN ABUJA – The Federal Government has directed healthcare practitioners across the country to ensure that individuals  with symptoms of malaria are

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Revealed! Doctors still treat malaria without test

USAID raises alarm Chloroquine still being produced and prescribed in the country Nation remains too endemic despite huge spending on control. We have a long way to go, says USAID

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Discoverer of artemisinin wins Nobel Prize for medicine

Youyou Tu the Chinese scientist who discovered artemisinin, now the drug of choice for the treatment of malaria, has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology. She is