Tag Archives: Malaria in Uganda

70% OF CHILDREN IN WEST NILE HAD MALARIA ACCORDING TO UGANDA MALARIA INDICATOR SURVEY 2018-19

By Goodluck Musinguzi A survey involving 900 children aged 0 -59 months(5 years) were classified in two tests as having malaria using Rapid Diagnostic Test(RDT) and microscopy. Under Rapid Diagnostic 50% of 459 Children were found to be with Malaria while 21.8% of 459 had malaria after using microscopy tests. …

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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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KIGEZI,ANKOLE REPORT LOWEST INCIDENCES OF MALARIA DISEASE IN UGANDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Malaria incidences in Uganda have declined from 83 per 1000 population in the previous quarter to 80 per 1000 between April-June 2020. However, malaria related mortality increased from 2 per 100,000 population reported in the previous quarter to 3 per 100,000 population. The districts that reported the …

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DEDICATION TO SERVICE-MOH SALUTES INDIVIDUALS DISTRIBUTING MOSQUITO NETS

Crossing Mubuku River to deliver Mosquito nets in Kasese District At the heart of Ministry of Health work is the genuine desire to make sure diseases are prevented so that people dont use hospitals. Strong and Health people is what they work for every day. Health workers and their support …

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