The accumulation of dumps and swamps lead to proliferation of insects in several areas in Aleppo. Therefore, hygiene promotion team continues on responding to this kind of situation that exists in southeastern Aleppo countryside. The last intervention was in Talshoghaib where awareness session on leishmaniasis were held for men and women. Sessions included discussing leishmaniasis’ transmittance, symptoms, treatment and precocious procedures. They also distributed mosquito nets to all benefited families. 1028 persons attended the sessions and 2197 mosquito nets were distributed as 6591 individuals benefitted from it.
It is mention worthy that mosquito nets supported by ICRC and hygiene promotion’s activities were launched in cooperation with UNICEF.
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