World Malaria Day celebrated at Aryans
To bring greater awareness to the global fight and recognize the existence of malaria across the globe “World Malaria Day” was celebrated with this year’s theme “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives” at Aryans Institute of Nursing & Aryans College of Pharmacy, Rajpura Near Chandigarh. Various activities including an awareness session, Poster Display, demonstration on prevention of mosquito breeding etc were organized for B. Pharma, D. Pharma, B. Sc. Nursing, GNM & ANM students. Mrs Neha Thakur, HOD & faculty members including Ms. Himanshi, Ms. Kanika Dogra, Ms. Nandini were present.
It is to be mentioned that as per World Health Organization’s (WHO) data, as many as 241 million people were infected with this deadly disease in 2020-21 across the globe. In the session special emphasis was put on awareness about not letting water go stagnant as Mosquitoes need stagnant, still water to lay their eggs and for the young to successfully hatch and mature.