28 April 2017

Nigeria: Special Olympics Nigeria to Host World Malaria Day

In an effort to commemorate the World Malaria Day 2017, Special Olympics Nigeria, in conjunction with ExxonMobil will be hosting a day filled with activities to raise awareness on Malaria and HIV.

The official theme for the 2017 World Malaria Day is"End Malaria for Good". Attendees to this year's event will take part in activities such as Family health forum (FHF) where Health Talks on Malaria and HIV with demonstrations will be given, Voluntary Counselling and Testing on Malaria and HIV, distribution of mosquito nets and a Unified soccer tournament. The event will take place on Saturday, 29th April 2017 at St. Finbarrs College, College road, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos at 9.00a.m.

World Malaria Day was established in May 2007 by the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, WHO's decision making body; World Malaria Day, is a day set aside to raise awareness on the need for continuous investment and support to various countries, in their efforts to combat Malaria and its associated problems, as well as provide information and support where necessary for communities prone to malaria. It is commemorated every year on the25th of April.


Obasanjo Should Keep Quiet, Says Former Speaker Na'abba

Last Sunday, the presidency came up with allegations of connivance by some businessmen, the police and other security… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 Vanguard. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.