Odisha: Special Programme to Prevent Spread of Malaria

Odisha Government will soon launch “Durgama Anchalare Malaria Nirakaran” (DAMON), a special programme to prevent the spread of malaria in remote areas of Ganjam district.

Under this programme, camps will be held in remote areas for mass test for malaria. As many as 103 camps will be held in the next three months. Around 15,000 people would be covered under the programme.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Malaria is most commonly transmitted by an infected female Anopheles.
  • Current Governor of Odisha is S C Jamir.
Source- The Hindu 

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