Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri flagged off 2021 Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC )in Adamawa State in collaboration with World Health Organization(WHO).

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri flagged off 2021 Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC )in Adamawa State. Malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. The World Malaria Report 2019 shows that Nigeria continues to account for 25% of the estimated global malaria burden. 53% of West Africa burden and 57.2million cases are recorded in Nigeria. Mortality associated with malaria stood at an annual death of 958,440 with Nigeria accounting for 23% of global deaths and 47% of deaths in West Africa. With this development Adamawa State Government in collaboration with World Health Organization(WHO) and Flagged off the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention(SMC) Campaign in the state