The ongoing sensitization of traders in the markets across Anambra state by the Anambra State Primary Health Care Development Agency has reached some markets in Awka South local government area.

The Executive Secretary, Anambra State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Chioma Ezenyimulu embarked on a sensitization campaign at various markets in Awka South Council Area as part of measures to create awareness on Coronavirus pandemic.
Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency Eke Amawbia
Dr. (Mrs.) Chioma Ezenyimulu leading the team
The Agency, visited Eke Amawbia and Afor Mbaukwu market where they sensitized the public on the threat posed by the coronavirus.
They were taught how to contain the spread through washing of hands, application of sanitizers and the need to maintain social distancing .
Dr. Ezenyimulu informed that the aim of the sensitization was to create awareness especially at the grass roots about the Coronavirus pandemic and to encourage the populace to ignore the rumour about coronavirus vaccine being distributed in the State.
She however appealed to the traders to make their children and wards available for necessary vaccination against other deadly diseases.
Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency Eke Amawbia
The sensitization team
Dr Ezenyimulu, commended the traders for their positive responses towards the sensitization and their willingness to learn.
The Deputy Director Nursing and Officer in charge of Maternal and Child Health Centre, Amawbia, Mrs Ifeyinwa Anigbogu demonstrated to the traders the proper washing of hand routine.
Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency Eke Amawbia
She said that the hygienic practice also helps prevent other illnesses.
Mrs Stella Edimelu a trader who gave her views on the sensitization extolled the effort of the Anambra State Government towards controling the spread of the Covid-19, promising that traders will keep up with the safety precautionary measures.


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