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Thursday, 01 Sep 2016

MOUSTICIDE™ Rice Husk at Noble Gold Mine, Ghana

BACKGROUND
The Noble hospital saw on average 220 malaria patients per month of a 900 workforce in 2010 representing 2,640 man productivity loss per year.

Noble Mineral Resources implemented Integrated Malaria Management (IMM) program targeting mine areas and 23 surrounding communities in an approximately 100 hectares area with 30,000 population.

THE PROGRAM
2 larviciding treatments using Mousticide RH and Mousticide WP were done covering breeding grounds such as old tyre dumping grounds, ponds and other breeding areas

MONITORING
Malaria prevalence rate was reduced by 40% in 12 months

88% of interviewees reported improvement in mosquito density.

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