State protects over 4 mln. people from malaria

from Government of Ethiopia
Published on 26 Aug 2013 View Original

Hawassa August 26/2013 Over four million people in South Ethiopia Peoples' State were protected from malaria following prevention activities, the State health bureau said. Government communications head with the bureau, Kedirilah Ahmed told ENA over the weekend that anti-mosquito chemicals were sprayed on over 1.4 million houses in 935 malaria prone woredas in two phases. He said over 52,000 mosquito nets were also distributed among residents.