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Over 17,800 Households get Mosquitoes Nets in RiverCess County

Written by: Eric Opa Doue, Rivercess County
June 13, 2015

A General Community Health Volunteer (GCHV) carries bale of nets for distribution in the Yarpah Town, Rivercess County.

A General Community Health Volunteer (GCHV) carries bale of nets for distribution in the Yarpah Town, Rivercess County. 

 

The Christian Health Association of Liberia (CHAL) has just ended the distribution of insecticide Mosquito Nets in Rivercess County.

The County Field Officer of CHAL, Madam Philomena Diggs told Local Voices Liberia the distribution was carried out in every district of the county. She said the distribution began May 5, 2015 and lasted thirty days. “There were some challenges in the field but we were able to handle them,” Diggs said. “Thanks to the General Community Health Volunteers (GCHVs) who carried out the door to door distribution”.

The distribution of nets which is being carried out across the country demonstrates Government and partners continue efforts in the fight against Malaria.
CHAL County Field Officer applauded media institutions in Rivercess for being instrumental in the dissemination of information about the distribution process.

Madam Diggs cautioned the people of Rivercess to use the nets for the intended purpose, disclosing that the next distribution might be after four years.

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