World Malaria Day 2024: Moment of Excitements, Gratitude As Shalina Gives Back To The Society

Posted on April 29, 2024

It was a moment of great excitement and gratitude, as a leading multinational pharmaceutical company in Nigeria, Shalina Healthcare marked this year’s World Malaria Day with a variety of events to create awareness about the deadly disease and at the same time use the opportunity to give back to the people.

The WMD activities powered by Shal’Artem, (a brand of Antimalaria from Shalina Healthcare) Commenced at Campos Mini Stadium, Lagos Island on 21 April and ended at Ayangburen Market, Sabo, Ikorodu; Lagos on Thursday 25 April.

Speaking on the main concept of the activities, Mr Chiuba Nwaosu, the Marketing Manager, Shalina Healthcare said; “the brands effort was to accelerate the fight against Malaria to a new level via infusing Sport, entertainment, Sanitation, Free test & treatment exercise to raise awareness about malaria.

 

The football match, titled “Join the Cast” with Shal’Artem as official antimalarial, and Rear Admiral Anakwe as the Special Guest of Honor, also had active participation of some top Nigerian celebrities and entertainers like Frank Idoho, Ali Baba, I Go Save, Akpororo amongst others.”

This was followed by a wide scale Free Clean up exercise across threeMarkets in Ikorodu Lagos (Sabo, Alison & Ladega) to emphasize the importance of a clean environment to prevent the breeding of Mosquitoes.

The exercise ended with free malaria testing and prompt treatment of positive cases with Shal’Artem.

Over 300 ecstatic market men, Women, Children and Artisans received free gifts at the end of the screening exercise.

The brand gesture is a commitment to ensuring that every Nigerian has a right to quality, affordable and accessible healthcare.

Appreciating the company, the Iyaloja of Ayangburen Market, Sabo, Ikorodu, Alhaja Mutiat Abeni Ojulari said, “Shalina has done greatly with this gesture. Free drugs and medical tests are very necessary at this time. We are very grateful to them for thinking about us. I pray that God will bless the company and everyone involved.”

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