Welcome To National Malaria Elimination Programme

  Globally, millions of deaths attributable to malaria are still being recorded. The disease  constitutes a huge epidemiologic burden in Africa and continues to cripple the economic development in the region.

In Nigeria, the disease is responsible for 60% outpatient visits to health facilities, 30% childhood death, 25% of death in children under one year and 11% maternal death. The financial loss due to malaria annually is estimated to be about by 132 billion Naira in form of treatment costs, prevention, loss of man-hours etc; yet, it is a treatable and completely evitable disease.