Malaria Response Interventions in Nigeria
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).
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)
- 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.