Greece: MSF runs a malaria project

Since late March 2012, MSF has had a continuous presence in the municipality of Evrotas, Laconia, paying periodic visits to local homes and residencies and doing active screening for malaria cases.

“From the beginning of the intervention till the end of May, we have conducted 1,470 fever screenings and 38 malaria rapid tests to the population, including people from malaria-endemic countries, the Roma community, identifying two new cases so far,” said doctor and MSF project coordinator, Iro Evlampidou.

Moreover, the MSF team has provided 121 basic healthcare consultations to people suffering mainly from respiratory infections, skin diseases, and musculoskeletal complaints.

via Greece: MSF runs a malaria project.

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