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Three million mosquito nets to be distributed in Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Health Ministry is set to distribute three million mosquito nets in Kampala and Wakiso districts. The distribution will start on Friday and end on Wednesday 13th. This is part of the newly launched “under the net” campaign, through which government intends to distribute up …

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Thousands miss out on mosquito nets in Apac

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of people have missed out on the recently distributed mosquito nets in Apac district. Apac with an estimated population of 439,000 people received only 116,580 insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the Ministry of Health. This means 322,420 people missed out. The local leaders argue that …

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Kitgum district to ration mosquito nets

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Several households in Kitgum District have missed out on the distribution of the Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated nets from the Health Ministry in the ongoing campaign.  This came as the numbers of people meant to benefit from the Mosquito nets surpassed the number of mosquito nets …

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Apaa residents reject gov’t mosquito nets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of Apaa township in Amuru district has rejected the long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets in the ongoing distribution by the Ministry of Health. The town council chairperson, Maliam Abwola told URN on Wednesday morning that his executive resolved to reject the 384 …

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Gov’t sets up taskforce to stop misuse of mosquito nets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has set up a national taskforce to stop the misuse of mosquito nets delivered by the government. The teams will be led by Resident District Commissioners who will be deputised by district health officers. Each district team will have committee members …

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Government mosquito nets sold at UGX 1000 in Napak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The insecticide-treated mosquito nets that were distributed by the government are being sold on the open market in Napak district, for as low as 1,000 Shillings. Many of those selling the nets are using the money to buy alcohol. The government recently launched a campaign …

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Hoima district receives 310,000 mosquito nets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has delivered 310,000 insecticide treated mosquito nets to Hoima district local government. Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the acting District Health Officer- DHO Hoima says the distribution of the nets will Kick off on Saturday. They will be distributed door to door …

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Mosquito net distribution underway in Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has started the distribution of 389,159 mosquito nets to residents of Luweero district in a move aimed at reducing the prevalence of malaria. Luweero is among the hotspots for malaria in Uganda. According to Luweero District Health report for financial year …

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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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