On the frontline of malaria prevention during the pandemic: Olimatou’s story

17 Aug 2021

Malaria is a disease whose main victims are children. In The Gambia, the four months of the rainy season are also the peak periods for malaria. Children need to take preventive medicine to be protected against the malaria parasite during this time. Olimatou is a health worker who organizes these prevention campaigns with an added difficulty since 2020: the COVID-19 pandemic.