British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar joins the fight against malaria

M2030 is excited to announce our latest partner, the British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar. The British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar is a non-profit membership organization that promotes, supports and represents business interests within Myanmar.  Holding membership with over 200 businesses and entrepreneurs across the country, the British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar strives to help M2030 connect and enable more private sector partners in the fight against malaria. Together we believe that we can defeat malaria in Myanmar and the rest of Asia by 2030!

Tar Moe, a young rubber plantation worker, has collected a mosquito net and will use it to protect herself against malaria. Rubber plantation farmers in Kawthaung, Myanmar, are regarded as high risk of malaria infection because they work outdoors, and often at night, when mosquitoes are most active. By arming farmers with knowledge and preventative tools including mosquito repellent and nets, they can avoid falling ill with malaria. This in turn could lead to fewer “sick” days, increasing their financial well-being and that of their communities.
Photo credit:
The Global Fund – Jonas Gratzer

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