PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, is Investing to Beat Malaria

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PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, is Investing to Beat Malaria

PT Freeport Indonesia works to reduce incidences of malaria through a comprehensive public health program in Papua, Indonesia

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 8:10am

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

CONTENT: Press Release

March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In its continued efforts to wipe out malaria and prevent the spread of the malaria disease by anopheles mosquitoes in the Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia, PT Freeport Indonesia, in conjunction with local institutions, conducts comprehensive treatment, early detection and preventive measures.

The Malaria Control Center is a parternship of the Department of Health, PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) and Community Health Development.

In 2015 the Malaria Control teams

  • Sprayed over 25,000 homes in the Timika area with anti-malaria treatment

  • Installed approximately 24,000 mosquito nets in homes in the town of Timika in the Mimika Regency

  • Provided treatment to those who are suffering from the disease

For further information about Freeport-McMoRan’s public health initiatives in Indonesia, please see http://www.fcx.com/sd/community/pub_indo.htm

To learn more about the Freeport Partnership Fund for Community Development, the Lembaga Pengembangan Masyarakat Amungme & Kamoro (LPMAK), please see http://www.fcx.com/sd/community/comm_indo.htm

Please see the 2014 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.

Keywords: Health & Healthcare | Freeport-McMoRan | PT Freeport Indonesia | community health | malaria control | public health

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Communities & People

CONTENT: Press Release

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