An advocacy guide has been developed and presented to enhance efforts of civil society organizations and communities in malaria interventions. The guide which was coordinated by the civil society on malaria control, immunization and nutrition aims to ensure accountability in malaria projects across the country.
TVC News Correspondent, Kemi Balogun reports that the launch of the Malaria advocacy is a strategy to reduce this kind of burden that plays out in most families in Nigeria.
It is one of the tools provided to enhance accountability of all malaria interventions, especially at the community levels, through raising awareness on prevention testing and treatment.
ACOMIN has been tasked with the coordination of efforts of CSOs on oversight, advocacy and accountability at all levels, in order to ensure
help reaches mothers who are in need of help
With an estimated population of about 200 million, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and accounts for the highest rate of malaria
The 2019 world malaria report states that Nigeria accounts for 25 percent of the global malaria cases and 24 percent of all deaths from
It is estimated that about 97 percent of Nigerians are at risk of a malaria infection while about half of the population will have at least one attack
of the disease every year. With these numbers there is need for accountability across board.
The document is expected to be used as a guide to effective advocacy for relevant stakeholders, policymakers, influencers and gatekeepers for
accountability in malaria interventions. This is expected to contribute positively towards the elimination of malaria in Nigeria.