Op-ed by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard

Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard
United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard

Five ways the USAID’s ‘President’s Malaria
Initiative for States’ is Making a Difference

An estimated 76 percent of Nigeria’s population are at risk of malaria by living in high transmission areas. Nigeria accounts for 27 percent of malaria cases worldwide and the highest number of deaths (24 percent) due to malaria in 2019 (World Malaria Report, 2020). The U.S. President's Malaria Initiative for…

Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard presented her credentials President Muhammadu Buhari at a ceremony at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on December 24, 2019

Professors Amina Adamu (left) and Aisha Umar Tsiga (second right) of BUK, with Stephanie Zuilkowski (second left), and Adrienne Barnes (right) of Florida State University, at the Learning Systems Institute on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida.

U.S. Mission Nigeria

United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria. For official information visit http://ng.usembassy.gov

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