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Communities in Tarkwa Nsueam urged to register for LLINs
 
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18-Jun-2018  
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The Ghana Health Service, National Malaria Control Programme and its allied health agencies will distribute free Long Lasting Insecticides Treated Net (LLINs) to communities in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality.

The move is part of a holistic agenda to help reduce malaria cases in the country.

Madam Mercy Nkrumah, the Municipal Disease Control Officer of Tarkwa Nsueam, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA), called on residents of Tarkwa Nsueam to embrace the exercise by registering to protect their family from malaria.

She said the period of registration is between June 14 - 20, 2018.

She said her outfit has trained five district supervisors, 36 sub district supervisors and 133 registration assistants to ensure that they visit every house in the municipality.

Madam Nkrumah says identification tags have been issued to all registration assistants who will visit houses to take data such as the number of residents in a household and other personal information.

After the registration process, she says, household heads will be given a card with a unique code which will be presented by all beneficiaries for the LLINs from August 7-14, 2018.

according to her, each registration assistant is expected to register not less than 350  households by the end of June 20.

 The venue for collection of the LLINs however will be communicated to the households during the registration period.

The Municipal Disease Control Officer says any household that refuses to be registered will not be given the mosquito treated net.
 
 
Source: GNA
 
 

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