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Plascon launches Paint that kills mosquitoes in Mbarara

Mbarara. As one way of preventing the spread of malaria among the Ugandans, a private paint making company known as Kansai Plascom has been donated anti-Malaria paint to Holy Innocent’s Children Hospital Nyamitanga Mbarara that will he painted on structures to kill the mosquitoes.

The Anti-Malaria paint a product of Kansai Plascon, the Leading paint maker in Uganda was launch the country in fight mosquitoes.

The Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative has so far benefited schools in the Central and North and now in Mbarara is part of Plascon’s largest humanitarian project dubbed “Hold my hand to 5” aimed at fighting the prevalence of malaria cases across the country.

Speaking during the Cooperate Social Responsibility drive at Holy Innocent Children’s hospital in Mbarara, Lungi Koni, Plascon’s regional brand manager said that campaign is aiming at highlighting the plight of the most vulnerable malaria victims.

The Mbarara district health officer Dr Peter Sebutinde appreciated Plascons initiative to have the deadly disease malaria weakened through a mere paint besides other interventions that have been in place.

Sebutinde noted that the chemicals used were testd and are not harmful to people’s health appealing to all people to take it up by painting their institutions and homes to end malaria that is rampant in Uganda.

Doctor James Karugaba from Holy Innocent Children’s hospital appreciated the work done by of Plascon by creating health impact.

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