Dimapur, July 1: National Vector Borne Disease Control Program under CMO Peren observed Anti-Malaria Month from June 1 to 30 under the theme “Reaching the Zero Malaria Target”.
District Vector Borne Disease Officer, Dr Hedungkiebe stated that Malaria Month activities were observed across 10 villages in all 4 blocks – Ikiesingram, Pellhang, Bongkolong, Poilwa, Puilwa, Jalukiezangdi, Libemphai, Jalukielo, Ntuma and Nzau, which were selected on the criteria of hard to reach/ malaria endemic as per guidelines.
Mobile IEC awareness campaign as part of the Anti Malaria Month activities covered the selected villages wherein miking about malaria awareness and usage of LLINs, which was recently distributed in the district, stressed upon. The activities also included poster campaign, pamphlet distribution and collection of blood slides.
The team included MTS of all four blocks, surveillance workers of NVBDCP and ASHAs of Peren District.
(Page News Service)