Summary : According to WHO: In Borno state, WHO estimates more than half of deaths recorded are currently due to malaria, more than all other causes of death combined, including..
Irrespective of of whom you are, where you from in Nigeria, your religious and or personal inclinations, I am sure Nigeria has in one way or the other frustrated you, sometimes, because of your family background,education or any other factor that offers you a due or undue advantage,you are able to escape this this frustration. However, there are people in this country whose geographical location, illiteracy, religion and other far reaching factors has made there situation an enigma.
Until I read WHO REPORT I thought boko haram was the top cause of death in the north east, while we spent so much money to fight them, mainly online, the major cause of death is totally ignored. One wonders what the funds set aside for rebuilding the north-east is used for. I know in most public clinic in the southern part, malaria drugs are free, I also know that,as far as Nigeria is concern, the north get more freebies than the south, if I am to stick with this knowledge, then, I ask. Why would malaria be the the number one killer disease in the northeast.
According to WHO: In Borno state, WHO estimates more than half of deaths recorded are currently due to malaria, more than all other causes of death combined, including cholera, measles and hepatitis E. A highly vulnerable population, consisting largely of children (58.8%), is at risk of disease outbreaks.
With more than 60% of health facilities only partially functioning, many people have not had access to regular health services, including routine vaccinations and basic medicines, for years.In addition to security concerns, acute malnutrition caused by food insecurity is rising in parts of the state. Between malnutrition and death is virtually always disease, and malaria often turns cases of malnourishment deadly.