AngloGold Ashanti commemorates World Malaria Day

By Gideon Ebbah, GNA Obuasi (Ash), April 26, GNA. AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, together with its strategic Malaria Control partners, “AGAMal”, has held a Malaria sensitization, screening and treatment exercise for more than 2,000 people in Obuasi and the Akrokeri Traditional area, to commemorate the 2019 World Malaria Day. Preceded by a street float in the…

Anglogold Ashanti Marks World Malaria Day In Obuasi

Anglogold Ashanti Ghana Limited Obuasi Mine through its Malaria Control Unit on Thursday, April 25, 2019, commemorated World Malaria Day for the first time in Obuasi with the aim of building a strong partnership with all stakeholders to permanently eliminate malaria from the District. The occasion saw the presence of the Municipality Chief Executive of…

AngloGold Sprays Prisons To Combat Malaria

AngloGold Ashanti is embarking on a 10-day nationwide residual spraying exercise in prisons across the country in a bid to rid the facilities of mosquitoes and drastically reduce malaria among inmates and staff. The AngloGold Ashanti (Gh) malaria program which is in partnership with the National Malaria Program, Ghana Health Service, and Ghana Prisons Service…

AGAMal Takes Malaria Control A Notch Higher

Obuasi, May 8, 2018 – The AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Program as part of efforts to increase the effectiveness of its indoor residual spraying (IRS) program has introduced a new insecticide in Obuasi. The new insecticide, SumiShield 50WG chemical has a new mode of action for Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) and has tested effective against…

Ghana to Breakthrough in Malaria Resistance Management

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday, acknowledged a major boost to its malaria control efforts by the introduction of the second 3rd Generation action Indoor Residual Spraying (3GIRS) project, to tackle the insecticide resistance challenge. The 3GIRS project, which is a four-year $65.1 million Unitaid-funded market shaping initiative launched in 2016, is to expand…

AGAMal – READY TO BEAT MALARIA WITH IRS

AngloGold Ashanti instituted the integrated malaria control program with primary focus on Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS). Though the main focus is on Indoor Residual Spraying the malaria preventive program includes larval source management and environmental management. Prompt diagnosis and treatment, surveillance, robust monitoring and evaluation and intensive community sensitization are also deployed alongside the Indoor…