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Angola, Namibia sign project to combat malaria

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Namacunde - The Ministers of Health of Angola and Namibia, José Van-Dunem and Richard Kamwa, signed Monday in Namacunde, Cunene province, a border protocol to combat malaria.

The two countries are committed to implement a technical cooperation for malaria control in bordering regions, creating effective mechanisms for the control and elimination of the disease in northern Namibia and southern Angola.

The protocol provides home spraying campaigns, distribution of mosquito-nets with a a great coverage to protect the community and reduce potential transmission.

This agreement has a two-year duration that can be extended for equal periods unless one party decides to withdraw, in writing, by notifying the other party with six months notice.