EDUCATION

UGANDA’S DANGEROUS MOSQUITO NAMED, ANOPHELES GAMBIAE SENSU LATO

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ugandan’s top Malaria Expert, Dr Jimmy Opigo says Malaria disease in Uganda is mostly caused by the Anopheles Gambiae Sensu Lato a dangerous mosquito. Dr Opigo in an exclusive interview with Kigezi News, said the threat posed by this tiny mosquito is in great proportions. He says …

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UGANDA REPLACING AGING INSECTICIDE TREATED MOSQUITO NETS WITH 27 MILLION NEW ONES

By Goodluck Musinguzi Several companies have developed long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) that maintain effective levels of insecticide for at least 3 years, even after repeated washing. Old Malaria Mosquito Nets being re-used after receiving new ones The Government of Uganda will be distributing mosquito nets for the second time in the …

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SAD NEWS: 29 PEOPLE DEAD IN ONE WEEK BY MALARIA DISEASE

By Goodluck Musinguzi There were 29 deaths between 27th July to 2nd August 2020 caused by malaria disease in Uganda. Hoima Regional Referral Hospital recorded the highest number at four death. Ministry of Health is concerned with these Malaria death, an audit has been ordered in each malaria death so …

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20 PEOPLE DIED OF MALARIA IN ONE WEEK, KAABONG HOSPITAL RECORDED 3

By Goodluck Musinguzi Malaria Death at facility level in Uganda was at 20 plus people in the second week of July 2020. Wave 3 is going to target 40 districts mostly on North Eastern Uganda(Karamoja) and other districts in Central and Western Uganda that missed on Wave 1 and 2. …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH WORKING WITH KINGDOMS TO PROMOTE CONDITIONS THAT FAVOUR LESS PEOPLE FALLING SICK-DR DIANA ATWINE

By Goodluck Musinguzi Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health has signed the third memorandum of understanding with the Kingdom of Tooro after Buganda and Busoga Kingdoms with aim of promoting disease prevention and health promotion in the region. “We are focusing more on investing in conditions that favor …

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HIDDEN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION HAS BEEN AIDING THE CORRUPT IN UGANDA, NEW FORENSIC LAB TO SOLVE PUZZLE-BAMUGEMEREIRE

By Goodluck Musinguzi George Bamugemereire , Deputy Inspector General of Government says the fight against corruption in Uganda has been taken to the digital space after strengthening the Anti-Corruption Chain in its entirety rather than focus on specific institutions. While launching a state of the art forensic laboratory at his …

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ORPHANS AT SOS CHILDRENS VILLAGE ENTEBBE MADE HAPPIER BY CHINA COMMUNICATION CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

By Goodluck Musinguzi As the world shutdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, the world shut twice in orphanage homes across the Globe. Individuals, businesses were faced with the worst fear of survival. SOS Children’s Villages Uganda with close to 700 children in the home plus 20,000 in the communities faced the …

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MOSQUITO NETS HAVE PUT A SMILE ON CHILDREN

By Goodluck Musinguzi Before COVID-19 there were many ways one could put a smile on your face but times have changed the simplest things are precious to us. As millions of children stay home because COVID-19 a mosquito net is one precious item that is protecting them from falling sick. …

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH RALLIES PRIVATE SECTOR IN CONVERSATION #MALARIAFREEUG2030

By Goodluck Musinguzi Yonas Tegegn WOLDERMARIAM and Dr Diana Atwine, World Health Organization Representative to Uganda and Permanent Secretary respectively chaired a conversation or dialogue with Uganda’s Private Sector in a bid to have a Malaria Free Uganda Yonas Tegegn WORDERMARIAM said there is a big job to do in …

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THE LITTLE ANGELS BATTLING THE MONSTER OF HIV/AIDS, POINT OF CARE MACHINES TO BE THE SOLUTION

By Goodluck Musinguzi In 52 minutes a health worker can determine a child’s diagnosis after conducting an accessible molecular HIV testing in any infant who is ever sickly using Point of Care Machine. This simple yet smart assay provides virological HIV-1 and HIV-2 results at the point-of-care within 52 minutes. …

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