AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) is a global gold mining company and the world’s third largest gold producer. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, the company has 17 mines in 10 countries and explorations in several other countries

In 2004, the company identified malaria as the biggest public health threat to its operations in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2005, the Mine Hospital recorded over 6,800 malaria cases each month out of which 2,500 were mine workers. An average of 3 days taken off work per patient meant 7,500 man shifts lost per month. Also, slow work rate during recuperation resulted in a major loss in productivity. Costs of malaria medication for treatment of AGA employees was over US$55,000 annually.

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Agamal Receives Recognition

AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Obuasi Mine has been recognized for its contribution to the fight against malaria in the country. AGA’s award was under the Innovative Integrated Malaria Programming category, awarded by the Private Sector Malaria Prevention Project (PSMP) at the West Africa Regional Malaria Safe Awards, held at the plush Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra on 5TH April 2018.

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