Haikota — The Health Ministry's branch in Haikota sub-zone called on the local inhabitants to step up endeavors towards sustaining malaria control during the current rainy season. The branch office made the request at a meeting it conducted in the semi-urban center of Haikota.
Stating that precautious mechanisms should be implemented to halt any possibility of malaria prevalence in line with the heavy showers, Mr. Gebru Zeru, head of the health center in Haikota, called on community health workers and Area administrators to demonstrate the necessary dedication in the process. Likewise, Mr. Teklebirhan Teklezgi, head of environmental hygiene in the sub-zone, called on the inhabitants to apply appropriate use of mosquito nets and give more caring attention to pregnants and under-one-year babies.
The participants of the meeting put forth views regarding various issues.
Mr. Hamd Yusuf, Administrator of Haikota sub-zone, called for increased community participation in endeavors towards sustaining the accomplishment registered in the control of the disease.