ANDHRA PRADESH

June named `malaria month'

VISAKHAPATNAM, JUNE 1. To create awareness among the people about malaria, June has been declared as "Malaria month", the District Malaria Officer, Prabhakara Reddy, informed here on Monday. On the anvil are health camps and meetings, exhibitions, kalajathas, rallies, anti-larvae operations and fogging, collection of blood samples from patients and extending medical aid to them. An essay-writing competition will be conducted for high-school students on June 25. Meetings would be held in schools and colleges too.