Ghana recorded over 2.2 million cases of malaria during the first quarter of 2016. This translates into about 18,443 cases everyday in all health facilities across the country. Source: ghanahealthservice.org
Malaria has a negative impact on the lives of all Ghanaians, our families and businesses. Apart from the pain and distress patients go through, there are costs to individuals and the nation in terms of treatment, absenteeism from work or school and man hours in taking care of our loved ones .
Fati Mohammed is a food vendor in Accra and this is her secret for
“My family and I sleep under a long lasting treated mosquito net to prevent us from getting malaria. It is safe and comfortable and I encourage everyone to sleep under one”, – Fati Mohammed