Fighting against Malaria in the North

Posted on Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

21/05/2013  – A walk and an awareness programme was held in view of World Malaria Day, in Vavuniya with the participation of school children, volunteers and Staff of the Vavuniya SLRCS Branch.

The walk with the support from schools in the district was aimed at raising awareness and requesting the public to take action to clean their environment so that breeding ground of the Malaria mosquito could be destroyed. The students also carried placards and messages of safeguarding from malaria.

Health Officials in the region also supported this endeavour.