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Rwandan female peacekeepers in South Sudan train locals on fighting Malaria

By IGIHE
On 26 août 2022 at 01:04

Rwandan Peacekeepers (Rwanbtt-1) Female Engagement Team under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), on Thursday 25th August 2022, conducted a training on the fight against malaria to female residents of Reggo Payam, Terekeka County in South Sudan.

Thereafter, trainees received package of mosquito repellents. They were also sensitized on the need to use mosquito nets, cut down on bushy surroundings, remove stagnant water around their homes and close doors and windows early.

Peter Lumo Lumaya, the head chief of Reggo Payam general area thanked the Rwandan female peacekeepers for training women on ways of curbing malaria which affects their communities ; with serious effect on pregnant women and children below 5 years.

Residents were educated on the use of mosquito repellants.
Rwandan peacekeepers in a group photo with the training beneficiaries.

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