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TIPS ON MALARIA

  • HOW CAN MOSQUITOES BE CONTROLLED?

    Mosquitoes around the home can be reduced significantly by minimizing the amount of standing water available for mosquito breeding. Residents are urged to reduce standing water around the home in a variety of ways.

  • HOW CAN I PROTECT MYSELF FROM MOSQUITO-BORN DISEASES?

    The best way is to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.This can be accomplished using personal protecting  while outdoors when mosquitoes are present. Treated bed nets should be used sleeping. Mosquito repellent should be used when outdoor.

  • WHO ARE AT RISK?


    Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of getting malaria. Pregnant women are particularly at risk of malaria. Children under 5 years are at high risk of malaria.
     

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Facts about malaria

 

 


 
 


 Malaria is transmitted  through female anopheles Mosquitoe bite of an infected
Malaria can be treated and prevented.Malaria is largely preventable and easily treated. However, although malaria is a preventable disease, a child dies of malaria every 30 seconds.Those living in malaria endemic areas should be encouraged to: Always sleep under insecticide treated nets (ITNs)Control  environmental  factors  conducive  to  mosquito breeding

  • Encourage   women   to   receive   intermittent   preventive treatment, especially if in a risk group.
  • Request effective anti malaria drugs (mainly, Artemisinin- combination Therapies) and finish the complete treatment cycle.
  • Learn at an early age, the seriousness of malaria and the danger that the disease poses to health and individual well-being
  • !Use   mosquito   repellents,   if   available,   and   other   locally recommended and available methods of personal protection

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