Ministry of Health distributes 6 million Long Lasting Insecticide Nets as Malaria fight intensifies


Ministry of Health is in a drive to distribute over 6 million Long Lasting Insecticide Nets in a bid to immensely reduce malaria. The countryside LLINs distribution started on November 11, 2016 and will ensure accomplishment in December, 2016 with all beneficiaries having acquired the LLINs.

LLINs distribution is preceded by sensitization on how to use them effectively. Meanwhile, Rwandans are also reached with Malaria prevention messages like ensuring environmental hygiene, timely closing of houses during the evening as well as seeking immediate health interventions at the first malaria symptoms.