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…

Stakeholders Welcome New Program Director for AGAMaL

  Mr. Samuel Asiedu Agyei, the New Program Director (PD) for AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Limited (AGAMal), has received a tremendous welcome from the major stakeholders of the program in the Upper East & West Regions. The maiden stakeholders’ engagements since he assumed office in November 2017, took the Program Director and his team to…