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Free services as Nigeria marks Malaria Day

25 April 2016, 21:45Okoro Chinedu

Lagos – A number of community pharmacies across several Nigerian cities will mark World Malaria Day today by offering a range of free and discounted malaria services to the public.

Wella Health, an innovative health technology platform for patients and health providers, is coordinating the initiative with support from the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria , Malaria Consortium and Codix, a leading pharmaceutical company.

Participating community pharmacies in this event that will provide discounted or free malaria prevention, diagnostic and treatment services include El-Arukah pharmacy in Benin and Edo States; Remey Pharmacy in Fadeyi and Lekki, Lagos State; and Sante Benne Pharmacy Apo and Topmed Pharmacy in Wuse 2, both Abuja.

Also read: UN Lagos commits partnerships to fight malaria

World Malaria Day is marked annually on April 25.

The theme for 2016 is “End Malaria for Good.”

World Malaria Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns currently marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).

An estimated 100 million malaria cases and about 300 000 deaths each year make Nigeria the country with the highest number of malaria casualties worldwide. 

- CAJ News

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