Vector Mapping

22 Mar 2017
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Sitio Kapanal, Gasi, Kiamba, Sarangani Province (March 22, 2017) –Joint Teams from the Municipal Health Office of Kiamba through Dr. ­­­­­Claresse Ann Leal Bautista –Doctors to the Barrio-DOH/ Jonathan Hilario, RMT and the PHO-Provincial Mosquito Borne Disease Cluster-Tropical Disease Prevention and Control Project (TDPC) supervised by Federico P. Yadao, RMT-Project Coordinator conducted the Malaria Border Operation along the Borders of Gasi and Tboli. The activity aims to mapped arears to identify mosquitoes responsible for transmission of various diseases (Filaria, Dengue/ChikV) and protect the introduction of Malaria Disease along our provincial borders. Currently the province has achieved the ELIMINATION Phase recording Zero Indigenous Malaria case from the year 2013 to 2016 and geared towards eliminating Malaria Disease in the Province by 2018. Medical Consultation, distribution of treated bednets, Tutok Buntis, Filaria Diagnosis and other health activities were conducted in the area. The Provincial Health Office along with the MHO and other partners will continue to reach our borders, provide basic health services and ensure that basic health services reached even the most remote barangays. (Federico P. Yadao, RMT /Prov’l. Health Office)

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