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Free treatment for malaria is made available in Niger

Free treatment for malaria is being made available, according to a communication from the Minister of Public Health. Yesterday, May 31, 2022, Dr. Illiassou Idi Mainassara, who serves as the Minister of Public Health, Population, and Public Affairs, conducted a news conference on the topic of free treatment for malaria.  It...

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Covid 19 related guidelines for travelers to Niger

Those Who Are Planning to Travel to Niger Are Urged to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine. The Niger State Pilgrims Welfare Board has issued a directive to prospective pilgrims from the state who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccination to do so as soon as possible, with the warning...

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Suspected Monkeypox case in Lagos-Niger

According to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), the number of instances of possibly having monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers, and other states will increase by one hundred percent in May 2022. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that there is an increase in  Monkey Pox...

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Health Minister on Fistula in Niger

The Minister of Health of Niger has issued a plea for the mobilization of resources in order to combat fistula. On Monday, people all around the globe celebrated International Day for the Elimination of Fistula with the slogan “End fistula now, invest in excellent treatment, and empower communities.” In the capital...

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International healthcare cooperation stepping up in Niger

The Niger health system weakness was exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was not unlike than other countries around the world. Hence Niger has committed to achieve all necessitating reforms. This will include a more sustainable health financing, improved partner coordination and alignment, among others. Taking this into consideration, the...

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