HACEY Health Donates Treated Nets, Blood Testing Machines to Kaduna IDP Camp

A  non-governmental organisation, HACEY health, has donated treated mosquito nets, blood sugar and blood measuring machines to internally displaced persons camp (IDP) in Kafanchan, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The donations were made during a medical outreach by the organisation to mark the World Health Day. The IDPs were also offered free medical […]

Hacey Health Initiative Tests over 300 Women on Malaria, HIV

As part of activities marking the 2022 World Health Day, Hacey Health Initiative has conducted free medical tests for over 300 women in Ijedege Local Community Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State on malaria, HIV, and Diabetics.  Speaking at the event, the Programme Officer, Hacey Health Initiative, Bamidele Oyewumi, stressed […]

Reducing malaria cases in our Environment

The goal of the majority of current National Malaria Control Programs, as well as the majority of malaria activities, is to reduce the number of malaria cases and deaths. To bring malaria transmission down to such a low level that it no longer poses a public health threat, and is ultimately under “control.” The term […]

The Prevalence and Associated Factors of Malaria Infection Among Patients

Malaria is an infectious disease that affects people living in tropical areas. Mosquitoes are the vectors of transmission. It is characterized by a high fever, chills, and rigors in addition to other symptoms. It has the potential to be fatal if not diagnosed early and treated promptly. It is possible that a single mosquito bite […]

Creating A System That Supports Children’s Mental Health

The experiences of childhood affect both the brain’s architecture as well as the formation of their mental health throughout life. Disruptions during their developmental stage can damage a child’s ability to learn and relate to others, which can have long-term consequences for them. It is possible for society to address a wide range of expensive […]

The Roles School Play in Sex Education

Schools play an instrumental role in disseminating vital information about sexual health. The school setting provides a crucial venue for the dissemination of information and skills that might enable young people to avoid harmful behaviors; unfortunately, many Nigerian students still do not have access to secondary or even basic sex education in their schools. An effective […]

Combating Malaria Infections During Pregnancy

Malaria in pregnancy is a frequent and major public health problem in Nigeria. In many countries, malaria is a leading cause of illness and death. In areas with high transmission, the most vulnerable groups are young children, who have not developed immunity to malaria yet, and pregnant women, whose immunity are decreased by pregnancy. Malaria infection […]

World Malaria Report 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its 2021 World Malaria Report, assessing global and regional malaria trends over the last year and providing an opportunity to reflect on progress towards global targets. The report has shown that without the incredible amount of work and effort put in by governments and organisations to mitigate the […]

Malaria: Transmission, Symptoms & Prevention

woman holding a baby and a malaria prevention net

“The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world.” – Bill Gates. What is Malaria? Malaria is an insect-borne disease caused by mosquitos. Every year, around 210 million people are afflicted […]

End Malaria Project In Nigeria

woman holding long lasting treated net

The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA), with support from Access Bank Plc, launched the End Malaria Project in Lagos, Ebonyi and Kaduna. CAMA and Access Bank commenced the project with an advocacy visit to government and community leaders in the Alimosho and Ikorodu Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Lagos State to familiarize the […]