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Torchlight Series

Nigerian Medical Students’ Association: Active Citizenship for Health Improving Malaria Prevention and Treatment Awareness

Beyond the breakthrough vaccineThe Malaria vaccine is considered to be one of the greatest breakthroughs in medical history. However, in spite of this breakthrough, the battle against malaria is far from over. In the 2021 World Malaria report, Nigeria is still considered one of the 11 highest-burden countries. About 96% of malaria deaths globally were […]

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Thought Leadership Series

The New Malaria Vaccine: A New Dimension in the Fight against Malaria

After decades of trials, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended a new malaria vaccine for children, adding a new development in the fight against the deadly disease. The vaccine RTS, S (Brand Name Mosquirix) is the result of over 30 years of research and development by GlaxoKlineSmith in partnership with PATH, the Malaria Initiative […]