Burundi Minister of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS positively assessed the overall functioning of the ministry for the year 2017

Bujumbura, Burundi – Dr. Josiane NIJIMBERE, Minister of Public Health and the fight against AIDS, said her ministry reached planned goals for the year of 2017. According to the Minister, malaria is no longer an epidemic in Burundi. More than 90% of the mosquito nets were distributed throughout the country. insecticide residual spraying (IRS) was done in houses in different provinces of the country. The hiring and relocation of healthcare personnel across the country have also contributed positively to reach the desired goal of the ministry. Dr. Josiane NIJIMBERE answered some questions from journalists particularly questions about the Global Fund’s...

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