Chevron goes to war against malaria in Bayelsa

“The RBM programme we are launching today will begin with the conduct of a baseline survey on the spread of malaria disease, enlightenment programme in Brass and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas and training of health workers,’’ he said.

Haastrup said that the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture would distribute 4,000 doses of Artemisinim Combination Therapy (ACTs) to treat malaria in children under five years.

He said that 8,000 doses of Sulphadoxine Therapy to prevent malaria in pregnant women in Brass and Southern Ijaw localities and 8,000 mosquito treated nets would also be distributed.

via Chevron goes to war against malaria in Bayelsa.

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