Biotech International are working with The Butterfly Tree within Zambia to help prevent malaria.
Quote from their website
"The Butterfly Tree has been given a licence to import two safe new malaria prevention products which could potentially save the lives of thousands of children in Zambia.
The products Mozzimort and Larvamort, produced by Biotech International can not only help to prevent malaria but also river blindness (Onchocerciasis), also known as Robles disease, which is caused by a black fly. One in ten people suffer from this condition in the Northern and Western Provinces of Zambia and up until now there have been no preventative methods available."
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According to UNICEF : Of all people who die from malaria in Zambia, 50 percent or more are children under 5 years of age
- 50 percent of under-5 hospital admissions are due to malaria
- Malaria accounts for 20 percent of maternal deaths
Due to the unprecedented amount of rain between December and February there has been an increase in new cases of malaria in the Mukuni Chiefdom.
Mozzimort will be used in this chiefdom and we will be monitoring the results closely.