WHO's commitment to alleviate malaria and disease burden in Nigeria
- Katsina City News
- 18 Sep, 2023
WHO's Ongoing Commitment to Alleviate Malaria and Disease Burden in Nigeria
The World Health Organization (WHO) reaffirms its pivotal role in collaborating with the Nigerian government, Global Fund, PEPFAR, PMI, and various partners at both national and state levels to optimize investments aimed at reducing the burden of malaria and other diseases within the country. Dr. Moeti Tshidi, WHO's Regional Director for Africa, highlighted the organization's unwavering dedication to this cause.
In a recent statement, Dr. Tshidi emphasized WHO's commitment to addressing Nigeria's pressing health challenges. Malaria, in particular, remains a significant concern, with Nigeria bearing a substantial portion of the global malaria burden. This collaboration seeks to strengthen healthcare infrastructure, improve diagnostics and treatment, and ultimately reduce the prevalence of malaria.
The partnership extends beyond malaria, encompassing a broader spectrum of diseases that affect the Nigerian population. WHO's central and connecting role fosters synergy among various stakeholders, ensuring that resources are efficiently utilized and health interventions are maximized. This approach aligns
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