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Gov Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang To Flag Off The Distribution Of Insecticides Treated Nets Today At Zang Commercial Secondary School, Bukuru


His Excellency, Barr Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, Executive Governor of Plateau State is set to flag off the distribution of insecticide-treated nets today, Friday, 13th April, 2024 at Zang Commercial Secondary School, Bukuru according to Dr Cletus Bako Shirkuk, the Commissioner for Health in the state who is the host of the event.

Gov Mutfwang who is the Special Guest of Honour, shall be be assisted by Her Excellency, Barr Helen Mutfwang, the first lady of the state who is the Net Ambassador. The traditional institution on the Plateau shall be led by His Royal Majesty, Da Gyang Jacob Buba, the Gbong Gwom Jos and Chairman, Plateau State Tradtional Council while HRH Mu’azu Muhammadu, the Emir of Kanam and representatives of the Council of Chiefs on Health and Northern Traditional Leader on Primary Healthcare Development Agency is to serve as the Royal Father of the Day

The distribution of the treated nets is a crucial initiative in the fight against geared towards achieving reducing the burden of malaria and improving the health and well-being of people.

Malaria is a prevalent deadly disease that continues to pose a major public health challenge in our Africa. It is transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes and can have devastating consequences, particularly for children under five and pregnant women. Insecticide-treated nets are a proven and cost-effective intervention for preventing malaria transmission, as they create a physical barrier between mosquitoes and humans and kill the insects upon contact.

The distribution of insecticide-treated nets is a critical part of malaria control strategy, as it helps to protect vulnerable populations from the disease. By ensuring that every household has access to these life-saving tools, we can significantly reduce the incidence of malaria and save countless lives in the process.


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