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World Malaria Day Observed in DPRK
Phyongwon, July 23 (KCNA) -- An event took place in Phyongwon County, South Phyongan Province on Wednesday to observe World Malaria Day.

Attending there were officials of the Ministry of Public Health, public organizations and media, officials concerned and staff members of missions of international organizations here including representatives of WHO and UNICEF.

Speeches were made at the event.

And the attendants were briefed on activities for preventing malaria in the DPRK.

After enjoying an art performance given by a hygienic information group, they watched hygienic information and prophylactic treatment of health officials in Wonhwa-ri, Phyongwon County. They saw farmers doing the work for removing mosquito habitats.

Meanwhile, information service to prevent malaria took place in Pyongyang and provinces on the occasion of the day.

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