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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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Ministry of Health to supply mosquito nets amid malaria surge

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will this month supply mosquito nets to districts with high malaria infection rates. According to Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the Deputy Manager, Malaria Control Program at the Ministry of Health, they are awaiting approval from Global Fund after they placed a …

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