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U.N. Agencies Working With Local Partners In West Africa To Deliver Millions Of Bed Nets, Information On Malaria Prevention

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Millions of bed nets delivered to fight malaria in West Africa
“Millions of insecticide-treated bed nets are being delivered to protect people from malaria in the West African nations of Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone, where the mosquito-borne disease is one of the biggest killers, aid agencies said on Thursday. The countries’ health ministries are working with United Nations agencies and local partners in a drive to ensure every household receives at least one bed net in the coming weeks…” (Guilbert, 6/1).

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