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Author: Jillian Husman
Tags: BAMM , Kedougou , Senegal , World Malaria Day
Senegal PCV LaRocha LaRiviere shares her experience with malaria in her village.
“This past Wednesday was World Malaria Day, and people all around the world did activities and held events to acknowledge the damage caused by malaria and to raise awareness of how to prevent malaria. In Salémata, my village, Wednesday was also when our Health Center has its monthly vaccination and growth monitoring activities. Adama Dioulde Diallo, one of the women who does community outreach Salémata, used my little set of info cards to give little presentations on how to properly use and care for Long-Lasting Insecticide-Treated Nets (LLINs) and we talked about setting up a bednet care-and-repair activity sometime soon.”
Read LaRocha’s blog here