Tag Archives: Dr Jimmy Opigo

KAMPALA,WAKISO TO RECEIVE 2.7 MILLION MOSQUITO NETS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Kampala City and Wakiso have the most concentrated population in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will carry out a massive exercise to distribute millions of long lasting treated mosquito nets. Dr Jimmy Opigo, Commissioner National Malaria Control Program said a total of 2.713.968 long lasting mosquito nets …

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FIGHTING MALARIA IN UGANDA REDUCES THE RISK TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS

By Goodluck Musinguzi International travelers are advised against Malaria disease because of imported infections. Malaria cases were on the rise amongst travelers in June 2015, Public Health England (PHE) reported an overall increase of 5.7% in imported malaria infections. Countries reported a rise in imported malaria cases and travelers are …

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VICE PRESIDENT SSEKANDI FLAGS OFF MOSQUITO NET DISTRIBUTION IN BUGANDA,TESO AND KARAMOJA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Vice President Edward Ssekandi has launched Wave 3 of Mosquito Net Distribution under the theme “Chase Malaria to zero” in Masaka district. He was flanked by State Minister for Health, Robinah Nabbanja, Under Secretary, Geoffrey Seremba, Opigo Jimmy and Richard Kabanda both commissioners at Ministry of Health. …

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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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