USING COMMUNITY MEDIA TO PREVENT MALARIA AND DISTRIBUTE MOSQUITO NETS, A CASE OF UGANDA
There was use of community radios, SMS and community mega phones, film vans to pass on the messages on Malaria prevention and usage of mosquito nets
RADIO ANNOUNCEMENT (script)
Compiled with consultation of the District Health Education (DHE), NGO supervisor and MOH (Ministry of Health) supervisor:
The District Health Officer, Amuru and Nwoya informs all households who were registered to receive Insecticide Treated Nets to prevent Malaria should collect their nets at the respective distribution points on Wednesday 6th, 2010 starting at 9:00 a.m.
Members of the Village Health Teams (VHTs) who participated in the registration together with the LC I Chairperson and the Woman representative are also informed to report to the distribution points to receive the nets the same day at 7:30 am.
The nets will be distributed among all children Under 5 years and pregnant women. The rest of the households will receive their nets in phase two. Any household member who was not registered is also requested to register with his/her VHT during the distribution exercise to be considered in Phase Two.
The District Health Officer, Amuru and Nwoya
Ur reminded to pick your mosquito net from the distribution point, on wed 6th 2010, consult your LCI chairperson. thnx
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