Tag Archives: Long Lasting Treated Mosquito Nets

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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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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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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DONT OVER STRETCH YOUR MOSQUITO NET WHILE HANGING IT

By Goodluck Musinguzi When using a Long Lasting treated mosquito net at home please make sure it is properly hanged to avoid creating small gaps or holes that help mosquitoes to enter. The use of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) is one of the recommended measures to prevent malaria. The …

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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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