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Nigeria Needs N1.89trn To Tackle Malaria – Health Minister

Nigeria Needs N1.89trn To Tackle Malaria – Health Minister Osagie

The federal government says Nigeria needs nearly N2trillion to effectively combat malaria.

Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, said the country required more than N350billion to fight the disease in 2021 alone.

Ehanire spoke on Friday in Abuja at a press conference to commemorate the 2021 World Malarial marked every April 25.

“The implementation of the new strategic plan will cost N1.89 trillion; about N352 billion is required for the year 2021 programme implementation,” he said.

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