Ministry to conduct study on medication in Belait, Tutong districts

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THE Health Ministry is conducting a two-month assessment study in Tutong and Belait on mass drug administration for National Eradication of Lymphatic Filariasis.

The objective of the study is to gather information on the rate of medication taken by the residents of both districts during the programme that was carried out last year.

A team of health officers will visit houses at several areas in the districts after office hours to interview residents.

For Belait, the visit will be carried out at two areas: Bukit Sawat on Feb 25 and Labi on Feb 25 and Feb 27. The study in Tutong will be conducted at Ukong on March 1 and March 3; Rambai on March 5; and Lamunin from March 10 until March 12.

The Brunei Times