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Rotarians Against Malaria Timor Leste 9830 9550

Rotarians Against Malaria Timor Leste 9830 9550


Funded by Rotary Grant

In December 2018, RAM and the Rotary Club of North Hobart (RCNH) were successful in obtaining a Rotary Global Grant of USD251,334 for malaria elimination in Timor Leste. Implementation commenced in December 2018 and will conclude in July 2020. The project was supported by 15 of 21 Rotary districts in Australia. The project #GG1866289 is managed by Dr. Jenny Kerrison, Rotary Club of North Hobart for RAM Australia. Key focuses of the project are donations of: long-lasting insecticidal nets, Hudson Sprayers for indoor residual spraying, and funds for training Community Health Volunteers (CHV) and midwives. These donations are provided to the National Malaria Program (NMP), Ministry of Health, to support malaria elimination services in the country. So far achieved: 1. Shipment of 40,000 Olyset long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) for pregnant women 2. Training in mass nets distribution and use for Community Health Volunteers (CHV) 3.Shipment of 80 Hudson Sprayers and spare kits


Project location
Timor-Leste
Project dates
Start: 01 July 2018
End:  30 June 2020
Created: 24 June 2019
Project category
Disease prevention and treatment
Funding
Club Foundation, Rotary Grant
Project contacts
Mrs. Roslyn Anne Teirney, North Hobart| (contact)
Partners
North Hobart, Tas., Australia (Rotary Club)
Dili Lafaek, Timor-Leste (Rotary Club)
Related Links
Malaria Consortium
 

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    Mrs. Roslyn Anne Teirney
    Long-lasting insecticidal nets

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