Religious, community and school leaders train to tackle Burundi’s biggest killer

Posted Nov 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Four-hundred people representing the faith, community and education sectors in Burundi have been trained to combat malaria, the main cause of death in the country. So far in 2017, more than six million cases of malaria have been registered; and more than 2,600 people have died. The training took place in Bururi and Mwaro districts – two of the four worst-hit areas of the country.

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Editors’ note: Episcopal Relief & Development partners with the Anglican Church of Burundi on other health-integrated programs, dealing with issues such as HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence.