Tag Archives: Fighting Malaria

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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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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FIGHTING MALARIA USING LARVACIDE MOVES TO LIRA AFTER NATIONAL LAUNCH WAS HELD IN KIGEZI REGION

By Goodluck Musinguzi President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Health to develop serious interventions against malaria which has become a threat to human life. They include distribution of long lasting insecticide mosquito nets, indoor spraying, treating family members of those who have malaria and now lavicide. Hon Jane …

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WALKING BALES OF MOSQUITO NETS UPHILL

By Goodluck Musinguzi The Ministry of Health has successfully distributed Long Lasting Treated Mosquito Nets in the Mountainous Areas of Uganda. Some communities stay on top of hills that cannot be accessed by vehicles or motorcycles, the only alternative is to use individuals who carry them on their heads. The …

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FIGHTING MALARIA CAN GUARANTEE OUR FUTURE AS WE BATTLE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

By Goodluck Musinguzi When death occurs in our villages we gather to mourn and pull resources to stand with families in times of need. When figures are out showing the number of death in our hospitals we are up in arms with government. The government of Uganda and its partners …

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