Last Updated

16 Oct 2018

Malaria Response Interventions in Nigeria

Objectives

This ongoing WHO response aims to target child mortality caused by malaria, malnutrition and other comorbidities in Borno State, Nigeria through 5 monthly rounds of mass drug administration (MDA).

Principal Institution(s)

Funding Information
WHO Health Emergency Programme
Rationale and Abstract

The MDA campaign is administered by community health workers and consists of Artesunate + Amodiaquine, 5 monthly rounds during the high transmission season. (Series of 3 campaigns, 1st November 2017, 3rd planned for October 2018)

Concomitant interventions:

  • Wild poliovirus type 1
  • LLIN distribution providing universal coverage
  • Vector control

1.2 million children under 5 regardless of infection status have been reached from 5 areas in Borno State.

Date

2017 Jan - 2018 Dec
Project Site