Community and Social Mobilization for Malaria Control in Borno State

 

Community and Social Mobilization for Malaria Control in Borno State

Overview:

Globally, millions of deaths attributable to malaria are still being recorded. The disease constitutes a huge epidemiologic burden in Africa and continues to cripple the economic development in the region. Malaria is responsible for 60% outpatient visits to health facilities, 30% childhood death, 25% of death in children under one year and 11% maternal death in Nigeria. The financial loss due to malaria annually is estimated to be about by 132 billion Naira in form of treatment costs, prevention, loss of productive-hours etc; yet, it is a treatable and completely preventable disease. In the light of the above, ACOMIN got funding as a Sub Recipient to the Global Funds to fight HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Round 8 – Objective 4 with the goal to carry out social mobilization activities through her member organizations in the States located at the South/South and North/East zones of the country for the purposes of creating demand for available services, educating community m

Donor: Global Fund for Malaria and TB Control with Civil Society in Malaria control, Immunization and Nutrition

Location of Project Start of Project End of Project
Maiduguri 01, January 2017 Project On going