NGO To Sensitize Public On Noma Disease
By Hussaini Aliyu
The Executive Director Global Health and Social Awareness Forum Martins Madanga has says the organization is to embark on sensitization to members of the public on dangers of Noma Disease across nine local government areas in Adamawa state.
The Director who was represented by the programme Officer of the organisation Chahandi Lumbonyi revealed this when he paid an advocacy visit to the Acting General Manager of Adamawa Broadcasting Corporation, ABC, Alhaji Abdul-Nasir Ali at the broadcasting house Friday.
The Executive Director said the campaign will begin from August this year to September across the local governments.
Madanga explained that the symptoms of Noma Disease include merging of the mouth rapidly spread into other parts of the mouth.
He noted that the Noma disease is severe which affects mostly children in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Executive Director called on Management of ABC Yola to support the organization in educating the public on the Noma disease.
Responding, Acting General Manager of ABC Yola, Alhaji Abdul-Nasir Ali expressed delight with the visit, said the campaign will go a long way in educating the citizens.
The acting general manager promised to support the organization in carrying out the campaign sensitization.