Project A: Working with the Ministry of Health
Donated 67,254 mosquito nets to 21 Health Facilities in Meru District Hospital’s jurisdiction
Dr. James Gitonga – District Medical Officer of Health, Meru Central District, Meru, Kenya
Dr. Dan Kiptoon – Medical Superintendent. Meru District Hospital, Meru Kenya
- 54,769 of these mosquito nets are pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and designated to be
distributed to pregnant women and their children under 5 years of age.
- 12,485 mosquito nets are designated to be pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and delivered to vulnerable patients, i.e. the old, HIV+ and hospital ward beds.
About 1250 pregnant Women attend MCH clinics in a month.
The population of children under five years in the District is estimated at 70,265.
Project B: In-Patient Hospital Bed Conical Green Net Program
Distributed conical green nets for every in-patient hospital bed in Meru Kenya and Embu Kenya
totaling 3,230 mosquito nets.
Project C: Working with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation
– Steven Mubichi
– Flornce Mubichi
– Fridah Mubichi
– Ravena Mubichi
Donated 6,125 mosquito nets to schoolchildren in Meru District schools. These nets are designated to be pre-treated (3-year lifespan) and were delivered to schoolchildren in the schools listed below.