HealthHerbal remedies 'hurt' Nigeria malaria fight Nigeria doctors say unorthodox remedies thwart battle against mosquito-borne infectious disease. 25 Apr 2013 12:37 GMT | Health, Africa, Niger, Nigeria Malaria accounts for 30 percent of childhood deaths in Nigeria. It is one of the highest figures in Africa. Yet despite efforts to tackle the disease, huge challenges remain. Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Abuja.