• Lagos State Endorses UMT For Malaria Test

    Lagos State Endorses UMT For Malaria Test

    According to reports, the Lagos State commissioner for health has endorsed the Urine Malaria Test (UMT), the first ever non-blood rapid test that tells in 25 minutes or less, if a fever is due to malaria, for all patients who display symptoms of malaria.

    The commissioner for health, Dr Jide Idris, at the launching of the Fyodor UMT in Lagos, said malaria is endemic in Lagos State and it poses a major challenge to the state as it impedes human development.

    Idris […]