The malaria rate among children has increased in Kalumbila District, according to results from a survey undertaken by Kalumbila Minerals Limited’s (KML) health and wellness department. KML health and wellness promotions officer Marjorie Fwoloshi said the latest survey that was conducted across Kalumbila communities indicated an increase in positive malaria cases among children, a matter which had raised serious concerns. KML, a First Quantum Minerals (FQM), subsidiary annually hosts health awareness promotional road shows in its 12 catchment community areas to spearhead the Seek and Treat malaria campaign, HIV screening and testing, syphilis test and treat, blood pressure checks and body mass/index examinations being conducted on-site. “It is unfortunate that most children we have screened in schools have shown positive…...

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