Ministry distributes over 4 mln mosquito nets in 134 malaria prone areas
Addis Ababa, November 7, 2018 (FBC) – The Ministry of Health (MoH) said it has begun distribution of 4.4 million mosquito nets in 134 malaria prone woredas (districts).
Hiwot Solomon, Director of Disease Prevention and Control at the Ministry, said her office had purchased a total of over 20 million mosquito nets this Ethiopian fiscal year (2018/19) to prevent malaria.
“At present, distribution of 4.4 million mosquito nets is underway in 134 woredas,” she said on Facbook.
The remaining mosquito nets will be distributed as per scheduled, she added.