Utilization of adult educators for malaria control in Nigeria
Joseph Chukwutobe Chieke, Johnson Nnadi Ewelum, Catherine Omeriyang Madu
This paper focused on the meaning of malaria and the developmental cycle of plasmodium- the parasite that causes malaria in human beings. The dangers and implications of malaria are highlighted in this paper, which include- anaemia, cerebral malaria, renal failure and death. The paper also examines who is an adult educator and what one should see in the life of a good adult educator, that is, qualities of an adult educator. The roles an adult educator should play to control the menace of malaria in Nigeria is elucidated. The importance of sleeping under mosquito treated net at night was also highlighted. The paper concludes and recommends that the federal government of Nigeria should make mosquito treated nets available to all Nigerians to enable us win the battle against malaria attack.