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Cross River in moves to control malaria

Cross River State government has put a machinery in motion to ensure that it attained the universal coverage target of two nets per house-hold in its malaria control and prevention programme by December, 2010.
Special Adviser to Governor Liyel Imoke on Roll Back Malaria, RBM, Dr. Iyam Ugot, who  disclosed this to news men during the weekly strategic media briefing by ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs in Calabar, said that the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, was donating about $1 millionto fast-track the implementation process, while the Canadian International Development Agency, CIDA, would make another donation of 560,000 long lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLITN).


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