The United States Government Celebrates Recent Achievements in the Fight against Malaria in Nigeria and Commits to Continued Partnership

3 MINUTE READ Abuja, Nigeria – On Thursday, July 27, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), celebrated five years of the VectorLink project’s achievements in the fight against malaria in Nigeria.

Implemented in close partnership with the Government of Nigeria, the five-year, $7.8 million President’s Malaria Initiative VectorLink project provided technical expertise for surveillance of organisms that host malaria-causing parasites and insecticide resistance monitoring across Nigeria.

In 2021, malaria killed an estimated 619,000 people around the world, an increase of 12 percent over the prior year, with many of the additional deaths due to service […]

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