SWHAP Case Study – Malaria Bed Net Distribution

Malaria is bad for business. The disease is responsible for decreased productivity, employee absenteeism, increased health-care costs, and can negatively impact a company”s reputation. Furthermore, malaria has proven to worsen the effects of HIV and AIDS, and vice versa. Several SWHAP supported companies have now included malaria prevention in their workplace programmes.The actions taken to prevent malaria include distribution of treated bed nets to the employees and information given by the company peer educators.This has proven a great success and the results of these cost and resource-effective interventions have been remarkable. To read more about this please refer to the SWHAP Malaria Case Study.

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