DISINFECTION/FUMIGATION EXERCISE FOR 2022

INTRODUCTION

Zoomlion were able to carry out Fumigation in the District from January to December, 2022

Zoomlion Ghana is mandated to undertake the following Disinfestation and Fumigation Exercise (National Malaria Control Program {NAMCOP) and Sanitation Improvement Package (SIP) in the district every year.

Fumigation exercises were carried-out in all the four quarters of the year 2022 respectively. Disinfestation and Fumigation Exercise had also been carried-out successfully in major communities district-wide; Yaa-Dome and Betenase, Ampunyase and Kubi, sikaman and Mensonso, Fenaso-Nkwanta, Adamso Takyikrom, Nkoransa, Mprakyire, Akrofuom, Brofoyedru, Adjeikrom, Amoakokrom, Master nkwanta, Egyafo,Alata and Wamase Townships.

 

METHOD:

The exercise was carriedout by a team of spraying gangs and supervised by the District Environmental Health Officer (DEHO), District Manager of Zoomlion and the District Pest Control Officer.  Assembly members of the affected communities were also present notify on the fumigation exercise in their respective communities as well.

 

SAFETY MEASURES:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as hand gloves, nose masks were used during the period of the exercise.

Soap was distributed to the spraying gang after the exercise for washing and cleansing purposes.

 

CHEMICALS USED:                  1. ALPHACEP 10 EC Residual Insecticide.

  1.                   DELTASTRIKE-ONE 2.5%

 

FORMULATION OF CHEMICALS

 

Proper formulation of the chemical was done under the supervision of the DEHO, the DOS and the district to ensure its effectiveness.

 

 

ACTIVITIES

The fumigation exercise  which was carried-out includes refuse dumping sites, public toilets, Urinals, major drains, health centers, CHIPS Compounds, and other mosquito breeding places. Other places were communal skip container placement sites; the Hon. MP, DCE and DCD, residences, the main Assembly Office were also covered.

The following table summarizes the locations and activities carried out.

 

 

 

 

 

AREAS FUMIGATED

 

No COMMUNITY SITE/DESCCRIPTION REMARKS
Above mentioned communities in the district Market/Meat shop -do-
    Final disposal site -do-
    Public latrines,Urinals -do-
    Hospital  
    DCE, DCD, MFO residence  
     Skip containers Sites,  
     Senior High Technical School,  
     Senior High School  
    All Major Drains  
     Lorry Park  
       
Market -do-
    Skip container sites -do-
    Major Drains  
    Public latrines/urinals  
    Health Centre  
    Lorry Park  
Market (new and office)
    Public latrines/urinals -do-
    Skip container sites -do-
     Health Centre -do-
     Lorry Park  

 

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