JB [Julius Berger Nigeria Plc] seeks protection for mothers, children against malaria [Nigeria]

Author: Motunrayo Aboderin, Punch [Nigeria], Published on: 24 October 2012

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc [part of Bilfinger Berger], has donated 2,000 insecticide treated bed nets to pupils of Cardoso Junior Secondary School...Lagos. Statistics indicate that malaria is still the number one killer [in Africa]...kill[ing] a child...every 30 seconds and nearly one million people each year...[T]he company’s Public Affairs Manager, Clement Iloba, explained that the construction firm initiated the gesture as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme...[Its] malaria prevention campaign…include[s] the distribution of long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets (LLINs) to communities across Nigeria, with the target beneficiaries being primary health centres as well as...schools.

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Related companies: Bilfinger Berger Julius Berger Nigeria (part of Bilfinger Berger)