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Catholic Relief Services distributes 2m mosquito nets in Taraba

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The Catholic Relief Services (CRS)has started the  distribution of two million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) across the 16 local government areas of  Taraba.

 

The CRS said it was doing this in collaboration with the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and the Taraba Ministry of Health.

 

Mr Kachallah Tanko, the Programme Manager of Malaria Control Unit in the state’s Ministry of Health, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jalingo on Monday.

 

Tanko explained that the programme was part of the contributions of the various stakeholders to assist the Federal Government in its efforts at eliminating malaria across the country.

 

He said that the donor had, in the last one month, been working with the state health workers to mobilise citizens to understand their roles in the campaign to tackle Malaria.

 

 

 

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