World Malaria Day 2017

World Malaria Day 2017

On 26 April 2017, HJ Foundation organized an event in honor of World Malaria Day, promoting awareness about the disease, in partnership with ASF-PSI.

The day began with a ceremony at the University of Kinshasa presided by the Vice-Minister of Health, Mrs. Maguy Rwakabuba, with speeches by HJ Foundation President Harish Jagtani, the dean of the university, and the director of the National School and University Health Program (PNSSU).

Afterwards, 2000 students from the University of Kinshasa and the Institut Superieur Technique Medical (ISTEM) were screened for malaria with medication provided to positive patients, all free of charge.