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KNSG Partners NGOs in Distributing Over 8.8 Million ITN

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Muktar Yahaya Shehu

The Kano state government says it has partners with the Non governmental organizations in distributing over 8.8 Million Naira Insecticide-Treated Nets (ITN) in the state.

The state commissioner for Health Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa stated this while briefing journalist on ITN’s distribution and Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign.

He said Kano state ministry of health and national malaria Elimination Program in collaboration with Society for Family Health CFH is implementing the 2022 ITN Campaign to distribute over 8.8 million insecticide treated nets that have been procured by Kano state ministry of health and Global Fund.

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According to him “the 2022 campaign intends to distribute Insecticide treated nets door-to-door to all households free-of-charge across the 44 Local Government areas from 10th to 22nd November 2022”.

“Already over 20,000 adhoc personnel have been trained and over 90 percent of the nets were delivered to over 3,600 designated distribution hubs across the 484 political wards in the state”, Dr Tsanyawa said.

The commissioner further said the ministry in collaboration with National Primary health care Development Agency, partner agencies and other key stakeholders to vaccinate children from 9 months to 44 years with Yellow Fever Vaccine in the month of November 2022 across the 44 Local Government areas in two phases with 28 local government areas in the First phase from 6th to 19th November while the second phase of the
exercise for 16 Local Government areas to be hold on 21st November to 6th December 2022.

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The commissioner commended the state government and National Primary health care Development Agency and Development Partners for their support in improving the healthcare sector in the state.

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