EU/UNICEF programme treats 16,992 children in Adamawa

No fewer than 16,992 children below the age of five were treated of malaria under the EU/UNICEF Maternal, New-born and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) project in Adamawa.

The Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer of Fufore Local Government Area, Sa’id Umar, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Fufore town.

Mr Umar said the children located in hard to reach remote villages were attended to by Community Oriented Resource Persons (CORPs) between 2018 and November 2019.

Mr Umar said Fufore has 240 CORPs provided with the necessary training by the Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Agency for testing and managing mild malaria cases.

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