Jhapa: Anti-malaria campaign launched

District Public Health Office, Jhapa has launched a 10-day campaign at Malaria-hit Pathamari in Kachankawal rural municipality, Jhapa from Tuesday.

The environmental sanitation and management campaign was initiated to eradicate Malaria disease at Pathamari – the most malaria-affected zone of Jhapa, said Vector Control Officer Bed Prasad Ghimire.

As many as 16 people of the area were detected with Malaria in the last fiscal year and this year four have been diagnosed so far.

As part of the campaign, the holes and pits noticed in the premises of Pashupati Primary School, Pathimari were leveled up to avoid mosquitoes. RSS