Malaria Campaign

Distribution of Nets at Pepema church

Distribution of Nets at Pepema church

Malaria is a life-threatening parasitic disease caused by Plasmodium parasites transmitted through the bite of female anopheline mosquitoes.

Distribution of Nets at Inikorogha church

Distribution of Nets at Inikorogha church

Why is MALARIA important?

Out of 10 childhood deaths malaria causes 3

Every 30mins a child dies of malaria

About 1m children die of it annually

Over 70% of <5yrs illness is due to malaria

It causes abortion and low birth weight in pregnancy

Leads to low mental and manual productivity

Impoverishes the family

Details of Activities

  • Community Drama
  • Health education/Interpersonal communication (one on one/house to house)
  • Town Hall meeting/Interactive session
  • Advocacy
  • Rally