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FG deploys technology to fight against malaria



The Federal Authorities in collaboration with the malaria consortium have deployed expertise to avert the diversion of mosquito handled nets in its efforts to fight malaria within the nation.

Nationwide Malaria elimination consultant Nkoyo Ogar disclosed this on the orientation of marketing campaign Coordination community committee held at Sir Ahmadu Bello Corridor, Dutse.

She mentioned for a few years, the Federal Ministry of Well being and state Governments have been fearful in regards to the actions of some criminals who’ve been sabotaging the efforts to fight malaria by way of diversion of the handled nets.

Nkoyo defined that the Federal Authorities, due to this fact, deployed expertise generally known as Money and Asset Switch(CAT) technique inorder to reduce the issue.

“Human beings have their very own methods of doing issues as a result of regardless of the way you attempt to cease the stealing and diversion of the handled nets, they may create one other approach of doing it.


“That’s the reason why expertise was launched that can assist in enhancing the method.

“Every staff for the distribution can have the machine for registration, recording and places of the beneficiaries will even be monitored from Abuja.”

She additional revealed that the ministry in collaboration with safety companies is not going to hesitate to arrest anybody discovered responsible regardless of his place.

Nkoyo mentioned about 4,080,423 Insecticide mosquito handled nets will probably be distributed in Jigawa State which is able to begin on November 18, 2021.

Jigawa State coordinator Malaria Management Malam Bilya Haruna additionally urged most of the people to cooperate with the distributors and used the Insecticide mosquito handled nets judiciously.

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