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Overview of Malaria in Nigeria

Overview of Malaria in Nigeria

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Published by: api-3705046 on Oct 14, 2008
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Overview of MalariaOverview of MalariaIllness in NigeriaIllness in Nigeria
BYBYProf. C.T. JOHNProf. C.T. JOHNDepartment of Obstetrics & GynaecologyDepartment of Obstetrics & GynaecologyU.P.T.H.U.P.T.H.Port Harcourt.Port Harcourt.
Major Causes of Major Causes of MaternalMaternal MortalityMortalityin Nigeriain Nigeria
HaemorrhageSepsisUnsafe AbortionHypertensive DisordersObstructed LabourOther Causes
Overview of Malaria Illness inOverview of Malaria Illness inNigeriaNigeria
Responsible for Responsible for 
63% of all clinic63% of all clinicattendancesattendances
in Nigeriain Nigeria
Affects mainlyAffects mainly
children under the age of 5children under the age of 5
 years andyears and
pregnant womenpregnant women
25% of infant mortality25% of infant mortality
30% of 30% of all childhood deathsall childhood deaths
Associated withAssociated with
11% of all maternal deaths11% of all maternal deaths
70.5% of morbidity in pregnant women70.5% of morbidity in pregnant women

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