SADC seeks malaria elimination

source: BOPA
10 November, 2009

BOBONONG, – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has a goal to eliminate malaria in the region by 2015, hence member states are urged to consolidate their malaria control and intervention programmes.

Giving a keynote address at the commemoration of SADC Malaria Day at Semolale in the Bobirwa Sub District recently, Bobonong East councilor, Mr Calvin Sekwababe said it was important to review progress towards attaining the goal.

“This year’s theme ‘Counting Malaria out!’ and the slogan ‘kick Malaria out: Act Now!’ highlight the importance of tracking progress along the way as we join forces to attain the SADC goal,” Mr Sekwababe said.

Speaking on behalf of Bobirwa MP, Mr Shaw Kgathi, the councilor said it was incumbent upon the region to [continue reading]


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