25 April 2014

Eritrea: A 95 Percent Accomplishment Registered Regarding Malaria Control - Ministry

Asmara — The Ministry of Health indicated that a 95% accomplishment has been registered regarding malaria control. It made the remark in connection with the conducting of a ceremony in Serejeqa sub-zone yesterday marking World Malaria Day.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Tesfai Solomon, Head of the Ministry's branch in the Central region, pointed out that higher efforts are being put up in a bid to ensuring a still more gratifying achievement. He further stated that the organizing of such international event in the country shoulders the responsibility of keeping the current momentum towards malaria control, besides sustainability of the ongoing community-based environmental hygiene campaigns.

Mr. Melles Gebreyesus, head of malaria control in the branch office, on his part said that Eritrea is in a position to become one of the top four countries which made exemplary accomplishment as regards control of the disease thus attesting to the effectiveness of the programs implemented thereof.

On the occasion, various activities were staged depicting the Day.

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