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World Malaria Day: Anambra NOA wants govts. to intensify fight against malaria

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 The National Orientation Agency NOA in Anambra has called on government at all levels to intensity the fight against malaria scourge in the country The NOA Director in the state Mr Charles Nwoji made the call in an interactive session with newsmen in Awka while speaking on this year s World Malaria Day Nwoji urged the three tiers of government to collaborate and evolve measures that would help to eliminate the environmental factors that encourage the spread of malaria in communities He further advised communities that are vulnerable to the scourge to work closely with development partners in order to advance the achievement of other Sustainable Development Goals He said that it would take the combined efforts of all the stakeholders to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of malaria in the state and beyond Nwoji also called on households and communities in the state to be active in the fight against malaria through acts of environmental cleanliness The NOA director called for suppor from the relevant agencies to communities mostly affected by malaria in the state He said the event is marked annually on April 25 to focus global attention on malaria and its devastating effects on families communities and social development especially in the Sub Saharan Africa Nwoji described the theme for this year s celebration Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives as apt According to him the theme is meant to draw public attention to the fight against malaria He urged governments in Sub Saharan Africa to urgently embrace innovation and development of new tools for fighting against malaria Nwoji also called for equitable access to malaria prevention treatment within the context of building health system to tackle the scourge He commended WHO for its landmark recommendations on the first vaccine against malaria among Nigerian Children He admonished residents of the state to desist from dumping of refuse in unauthorised places Nwoji lauded the State Primary HealthCare Development Agency for its numerous health programmes designed to prevent and manage communicable and non communicable diseases in the state NAN
World Malaria Day: Anambra NOA wants govts. to intensify fight against malaria

1 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Anambra has called on government at all levels to intensity the fight against malaria scourge in the country.The NOA Director in the state, Mr Charles Nwoji, made the call in an interactive session with newsmen in Awka, while speaking on this year’s World Malaria Day.Nwoji urged the three tiers of government to collaborate and evolve measures that would help to eliminate the environmental factors that encourage the spread of malaria in communities.He further advised communities that are vulnerable to the scourge, to work closely with development partners in order to advance the achievement of other Sustainable Development Goals.He said that it would take the combined efforts of all the stakeholders to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of malaria in the state and beyond.Nwoji also called on households and communities in the state to be active in the fight against malaria through acts of environmental cleanliness.The NOA director called for suppor  from the relevant agencies to communities mostly affected by malaria in the state.He said the event is marked annually on April 25 “to focus  global attention on malaria and its devastating effects on families, communities and social development, especially in the Sub-Saharan Africa.Nwoji described the theme for this year’s celebration, “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives”, as apt.According to him, the theme is meant to draw public attention to the fight against malaria.He urged governments in Sub-Saharan Africa to urgently embrace innovation and development of new tools for fighting against malaria.Nwoji also called for equitable access to malaria prevention treatment within the context of building health system to tackle the scourge.He  commended WHO for its landmark recommendations on the first vaccine against malaria among Nigerian Children.He admonished residents of the state to desist from dumping of refuse in unauthorised places.Nwoji lauded the State Primary HealthCare Development Agency for its numerous health programmes designed to prevent and manage communicable and non-communicable diseases in the state.

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