Golij sub-zone: Inhabitants called upon to take pre-emptive measures in combating malaria

Golij, 28 August 2010 - The head of malaria control program in Golij sub-zone, Mr. Arefaine Menan, called on the local inhabitants to take the necessary pre-emptive measures towards preventing the spread of malaria infection.

He explained that in view of the fact the sub-zone is located in high-malaria-risk area, the people are called upon to cover up mosquito breeding spots and making use of medicated mosquito nets so as to prevent the infection.

Mr. Arefaine further indicated that spraying activities have been carried out in about 10,000 homes and, as part of efforts to control the spread of malaria. Environmental sanitation activities are also underway through popular campaign, he added.