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Bushenyi RDC halts mosquito net distribution in Ishaka municipality

Some of the recovered bells of Mosquito nets Bushenyi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Bushenyi Resident District Commissioner Jolly Tibemanya has halted the distribution of Mosquito nets in the Central division of Bushenyi/Ishaka Municipality citing inaccuracies in the list of beneficiaries. The government, through the Ministry of Health, launched the distribution of …

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Malaria cases surge in Luweero as residents abandon mosquito nets

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A sizeable number of the population in Luweero district have abandoned the use of insecticide treated mosquito nets, exposing themselves to more malaria infections. Luweero District Health Educator Henry Namakola explains that a study conducted in Kikyusa and Kamira sub counties found that some …

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Five million mosquito nets to be distributed in Western Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministry of Health has flagged off the second batch of officials who will distribute 4.9 million long-lasting insecticide treated nets in 28 districts in Central and Western Uganda. The first batch distributed a total of 4,371,259 nets in 25 districts in Eastern and Northern …

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Hundreds in Pallisa, Mbale miss mosquito nets

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of households in Mbale and Pallisa districts missed out on the recent mosquito net distribution exercise by the Health Ministry. Early this month, government embarked on the nationwide distribution of 27 million mosquito nets beginning with 25 districts in Eastern Uganda including Mbale …

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Health Ministry wants bylaw on misuse of mosquito nets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has asked district leaders to enact by-laws on the misuse of mosquito nets. According to the health ministry, beneficiaries have used the nets to fence off their gardens, poultry farms while others use them for fishing. Dr Jimmy Opigo, the …

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Ministry of Health launches mosquito net distribution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has launched the distribution exercise of free mosquito nets across the country. The exercise will start next week until the end of the year. So far, only 4.5 million mosquito nets out of the 27 million have been procured. The …

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Government launches mosquito net distribution, market fumigation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has started fumigating areas around city markets as well as distribute mosquito nets to vendors sleeping there. Launching the program at Nakawa market on Friday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine said as the country battles the COVID 19 pandemic, they …

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