on-demand
Home / Headlines / We’ve contributed $495m towards ending malaria in Nigeria – US

We’ve contributed $495m towards ending malaria in Nigeria – US

US ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Stuart Symington 1
US ambassador to Nigeria
Mr. Stuart Symington

The US ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington,  said the united states has contributed $495m for malaria control in Nigeria since 2011.

Mr. Symingyon disclosed this in a piece, titled ‘US salutes health champions in Nigeria leading efforts to end malaria”, to commemorate the world malaria day. 

He said the global community had achieved remarkable success, adding that malaria mortality had been cut by half in Sub-Saharan Africa, with over seven million lives saved since 2000.

According to him, fighting malaria is a smart investment to protect health, create opportunity, and foster growth and security worldwide. 

He reaffirms the commitment of the United States to continuing this global progress and ending malaria in Nigeria.

ALSO READ:  COVID-19: Nasarawa records 3 dead, 90 confirmed additional cases

 

Check Also

FG apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions …

Commission sends monitors to observe Edo polls

The Police Service Commission has dispatched a high-powered monitoring team to monitor the conduct of …

Man in court over N3.9m theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday, arraigned one Taofeek Adereti before the Lagos …

Leave a Comment

Chat with us whatsapp