What is Malaria? A survey of responses of people in Lagos, Nigeria By Rhoda Robinson
<ul><li>I asked different people from different works of life and age groups what they knew about malaria and the response...
<ul><li>Malaria is  caused by mosquitoes when they land on your food and you eat the contaminated food you get malaria -  ...
<ul><li>Malaria is  a disease from mosquito that affect Africa because we don’t have healthy environment -  Sadiat Bolarin...
<ul><li>Malaria is a disease from mosquito that makes me weak and tired with lots of headache -  Mary Adah (Nursing mother...
<ul><li>Malaria is a par a sitic disease that is contracted   from mosquito bite.  –  Aisha Zakariya (University Graduate)...
<ul><li>The response shows that though they knew about malaria, and most confirmed to have suffered from it within the las...
<ul><li>We can only stop malaria when we know malaria. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone should have the knowledge required to pr...
<ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>
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This is a survey taken in Lagos Nigeria by asking random people what they knew about malaria.

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Malaria knowledge survey

  1. 1. What is Malaria? A survey of responses of people in Lagos, Nigeria By Rhoda Robinson
  2. 2. <ul><li>I asked different people from different works of life and age groups what they knew about malaria and the response I got was definitely NOT what I expected. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Malaria is caused by mosquitoes when they land on your food and you eat the contaminated food you get malaria - Bisi Ajagbe (A local food seller). </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria is a dangerous disease that happens when you don’t take care of yourself and you are very stressed - Michael Chukwuma (A banker). </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Malaria is a disease from mosquito that affect Africa because we don’t have healthy environment - Sadiat Bolarinwa (final year secondary school student) </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria is a disease that you have when you are bitten by a mosquito - Tahir Hassan (A radio presenter). </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Malaria is a disease from mosquito that makes me weak and tired with lots of headache - Mary Adah (Nursing mother). </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria is a disease we get when we are bitten by so many mosquitoes, it can be cured by taking plenty of water - Mustapha Mohammed (Bus driver) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Malaria is a par a sitic disease that is contracted from mosquito bite. – Aisha Zakariya (University Graduate). </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria is a disease that make my body hot and it prevent me from playing with my friends, my mum says it comes to me when too much mosquito bite me.- Gideon Olawunni (Primary school student). </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The response shows that though they knew about malaria, and most confirmed to have suffered from it within the last month, they do not understand what malaria is. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>We can only stop malaria when we know malaria. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone should have the knowledge required to prevent and treat malaria. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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