VPWA institutes a new approach to Eradicate Malaria in Africa

Post date: Mar 25, 2009 12:24:35 PM

Accra, Ghana 25th March 2009. Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA) has instituted an annual month long awareness campaign entitled Kick Malaria Out (KMO), designed to create much-needed awareness on

(1) the rate at which Malaria is killing the West African population, especially children and pregnant women and

(2) measures to prevent and eradicate, if not minimize, the Malaria disease within communities with a special emphasis on educating the population on the need to avoid creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes instead of the usual promotion of nets and repellent for few who can afford.

Campaign KMO will run from August 20 2009 thru September 20 2009 with an outreach by combined volunteers from around the world in the first two weeks, in the following countries: Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, & Liberia.

Campaign KMO will start in Ghana with Volunteers from all segment of society, including medical professionals, students, educators and various professions. read more