Eritrea

Hagaz sub-zone: Significant reduction in Malaria prevalence

Asmara, 26 August 2016 - The Head of health facilities in Hagaz sub-zone, Mr. Gebremeskel Gebrehiwet, said that comparing to last year, the prevalence of malaria has witnessed 89% reduction.

He explained that sustainable awareness-raising campaigns regarding the cause of malaria prevalence coupled with the spraying activities and the clearing of mosquito breeding spots have proved vital in efforts to cope with the problem.

The residents on their part expressed readiness to conduct weekly sanitation popular campaigns, reports added.