Anti-malaria nets handed out

The Ministry of Health is upping its fight against malaria via the distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets in areas where the disease is prevalent.

The Government Information Agency said that at a press conference in December, the Vector Control Unit committed to distributing 50,000 nets starting from January 15. Yesterday that process advanced with the presentation of 5000 Long Lasting Impregnated Nets to the Regional Health Officer (RHO) (ag) for Region 7, Merlene Ferrier.

Minister of Health Dr Bheri Ramsaran (left) presents an insecticide–treated net to Regional Health Officer, Region Seven, Merlene Ferrier. The Region received 5, 000 of the nets. (GINA photo)
Minister of Health Dr Bheri Ramsaran (left) presents an insecticide–treated net to Regional Health Officer, Region Seven, Merlene Ferrier. The Region received 5, 000 of the nets. (GINA photo)

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