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Rotary in new campaign to counter surge in malaria cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new campaign to curb malaria infections has been unveiled to help citizens protect themselves at the time when all public health efforts are going into halting transmission of coronavirus– COVID-19. The campaign is a brainchild of the Rotarian Malaria Partners Uganda, an umbrella …

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Gov’t to distribute malaria prophylaxis tablets in markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Market vendors in Kampala and surrounding areas are set to get malaria preventive medicines or prophylaxis tablets as an additional measure to protect them against malaria. The offer will go to the vendors who are spending nights in the markets as one of the …

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WHO warns malaria deaths could double during virus pandemic

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The new coronavirus pandemic could severely disrupt access to anti-malaria nets and drugs in sub-Saharan Africa, the World Health Organization said Thursday, warning that malaria deaths risked doubling if efforts are not urgently scaled up. The UN health agency called on countries in sub-Saharan Africa — …

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