To mark world malaria day, Itel Mobile Africa, a leading mobile phone brand has partnered with front line pharmacy, Mopheth Pharmacy, in fight against Malaria.
In a bid to combat the dreaded disease which is prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, Itel collaborated with Mopheth, to donate Malaria prevention items to the residents of Isalę -Akoka community in Lagos state. These items include treated mosquito nets and free anti-malaria drugs to households in Lagos. Free malaria tests were also conducted.
To ensure a seamless intervention exercise, Itel Mobile had discussed earier with the Baale of Isele Akoka, who in turn called on risk prone members of communities such as pregnant women and nursing mothers, urging them to attend the medical intervention exercise.
Mopheth on their part, deployed mini malaria medical test centre and dispensed free anti-malaria drugs to residents. The treated nets were then distributed after the beneficiaries were educated on the importance of healthy living and staying away from stagnant and dirty water which makes a good breeding ground for mosquitoes.
The initiative, which is part of Itel’s Corporate Social Responsibility Action plan, forms part of Itel’s long standing commitment to giving back to host communities within her coverage area.