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World Malaria Day observed

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Tezpur, April 25: Along with the rest of the State, this year’s World Malaria Day was observed on Tuesday here at the Nursing Training Centre, Tezpur with the global theme ‘Ready to beat Malaria’. This theme underscores the collective energy and commitment of the global malaria community in uniting around the common goal of a world free of malaria. Accordingly, to address the theme, a rally was organized starting from the Nursing Training Centre, Tezpur, which was flagged off by Kishan Kumar Sharma, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sonitpur in the presence of Dr Krishna Kemprai, Joint Director of Health Services, Sonitpur, Tezpur, Dr SP Bordoloi, CMO (CD), Sonitpur and others.
 After the rally, a meeting was conducted in the Nursing Training Centre, Tezpur. While addressing the gathering, Dr Krishna Kamprai said, “Together we must ensure that no one is left behind in accessing life-saving services to prevent, diagnose and treat malaria.” Dr SP Bordoloi added that World Malaria Day was observed on April 25 every year to recognize the effort to control malaria and also to spread awareness.
JORHAT: Along with the rest of the country, in Jorhat also World Malaria Day was observed for the two districts of Jorhat and Majuli at the AMSA auditorium hall in the complex of the office of the Joint Director of Health and Family Welfare, Jorhat, with a day-long programme.  The programme was chaired by Dr. Amit Kumar Saikia, the Joint Director of Health-cum-in-charge of the Jorhat District Malaria office on Wednesday. Dr Saikia spoke about the disease and how it could be prevented. Dr. Tapon Gohain, the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Jorhat who was the chief guest, also spoke about the detrimental effects of malaria on health. District Immunization Officer Dr. Ajit Bora spoke about the measures to be taken to prevent malaria.
GOLAGHAT: The 142 Battalion, CRPF observed the World Malaria Day at Unit HQr, Jonaki Nagar in Golaghat on Wednesday in a befitting manner.  Neraj Kumar Singh, Commandant,  FA Bagrawat, Second in Commandant, all subordinate officers and jawans took part on the occasion.

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