Itel, Amatem Softgel And Drug Aid Africa Distribute Relief Items Over World Malaria Day (Photos)
To commemorate this year’s World Malaria Day, itel, one of Africa’s topmost smartphones, accessories, and televisions manufacturer has partnered with Amatem Softgel, a leading anti-malaria drug in Nigeria, and Drug-Aid Africa, an NGO that provides medical drug supplies and support to low-income patients in Nigeria and across Africa. In tandem with theme of this year’s World Malaria Day, ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’, the three brands joined the global fight against malaria by donating treated mosquito nets, free medical tests, mosquito repellent cream and free anti-malaria drugs to over 1,500 households in Isale-Akoka Community, Bariga, Lagos state.
Malaria is a prevalent disease in sub-Saharan Africa, and is responsible for thousands of deaths yearly. However, as socially responsible organisations, itel, Amatem Softgel, and Drug-Aid Africa believe that they have a quota to contribute in ensuring a relatively healthier society.
As stated through Oke Umurhohwo, itel’s Marketing Manager for West Africa and Nigeria, ‘We constantly try and bridge the distance in low-profits groups via our Love Always On CSR initiative. And partnering with Amatem Softgel and Drug Aid Africa to offer those communities with an excellent greater fighting risk in opposition to malaria is part of our commitment to them.’
‘Malaria is a existence-threatening disease, however it's far preventable and curable’, stated Shivakumar, GM/COO at Elbe Pharma. ‘We at Elbe preserve to find a higher way to fight this ailment, help the inclined ones particularly the younger youngsters. Hence, the advent of this revolutionary anti-malaria emblem AMATEM SOFTGEL and this CSR partnership.’
In the phrases of Oluseyi Sanyaolu, Programme Officer, Drug-Aid Africa, ‘Malaria has been ravaging the vulnerable inside the society for years. That is why Drug-Aid Africa is dedicated to supporting the ones in indigent communities with medicines and clinical components. Together, we can cease this menace.’ Let us all say sure to making sure zero malaria starts with us. For more records at the occasion, please visit @itelNigeria, @Amatemsoftgel, and @DrugAidAfrica on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. See a few extra pics of the occasion underneath.