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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 REMAINS THE HEARTLAND OF MALARIA, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY NEEDED

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda is not about to get off the list of the Global Malaria Burdened countries because of its Geographical location. Being on the Equator is a blessing in terms of tourism and a curse in terms of temperatures that are conducive for both the mosquito and protozoa …

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ZERO MALARIA STARTS WITH ME, UGANDA RECOGNISED FOR KEEPING MALARIA HIGH ON POLITICAL AGENDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi The Government of Uganda through its robust Ministry of Health has made the fight against Malaria disease high on the political agenda. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been at the forefront when he launched the “Kick Malaria Out of Uganda” campaign at Parliament in 2018. He said …

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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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CHIEF JUSTICE WARNS NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY OVER ATTEMPT TO PUT THEM UNDER OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

By Goodluck Musinguzi Pamela Mbabazi, Chairperson National Planning Authority Board was opposed by Chief Justice and Judiciary Top Brass for attempting to propose that they be placed under the Office of the President in terms of planning. Pamela Mbabazi and Pius Bigirimana disagree on independence of Judiciary in terms of …

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UGANDA REDUCED 441.87 MALARIA CASES TO LESS THAN 100 PER 1000 IN 20 YEARS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda has made great strides in the fight against Mosquitoes that cause malaria disease compared to 20 years. According to World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory Data Repository/World Health Statistics report. Malaria cases reached maximum value of 441.87 per 1000 population that were at risk 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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