NEWS

DR JANE RUTH ACENG ,DIANA ATWINE INFLUENCE UGANDANS TO SLEEP UNDER MOSQUITO NETS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health leaders have come out to influence Ugandans to sleep under the mosquito nets to avert malaria disease related death. Hon Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health has come to give political support to the campaign of sleeping under the long lasting treated mosquito nets. …

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UGANDA DECIDES 2021: APART FROM PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI, WHICH OTHER CANDIDATE CAN GENERATE NATIONAL ENTHUSIASM AS UGANDA NOMINATES PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

By Goodluck Musinguzi President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s National Resistance Movement Party (NRM)has finished competitive Primaries that produced flag bearers in all constituencies apart from two where it was agreed the candidates to stand as Independents. As we head for Presidential Nominations on 2nd and 3rd November 2020, President Yoweri Kaguta …

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UGANDA’S TWO MAIN APPROACHES TO FIGHTING MOSQUITOES DOING WONDERS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquito Nets (ITNs), and Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) are the two main approaches to malaria vector control in Uganda. These approaches are paying off These are complemented by other measures to reduce mosquito breeding (such as source reduction and larval control measures). Integrated …

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NOVARTIS INTRODUCES DRUG THAT REDUCES PAINFUL EPISODES AMONG SICKLE CELL PATIENTS IN UGANDA, SOROTI REGIONAL REFERAL HOSPITAL SELECTED AS CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

By Goodluck Musinguzi A dream come true for thousands of patients who have suffered with a poor quality of life due to lack of a comprehensive list of medicines to use at different stage of the disease. Hon Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health announced improved sickle cell care in …

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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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