A total of 27. 5million nets have been distributed and now Tibenderana who is also the Technical head at International NGO Malaria Consortium says government should be thinking about next generation nets in preceding campaigns with a lot of research being churned out. He says elimination requires having a rapid response that can be implemented by both the private and the public sector.
Barbara Acaya, a P.5 school dropout from Agwayugi Primary School and a resident of Lukome Parish, Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District delivered the triplets pre –maturely on 6th March this year, two months before the due date. It is believed the malaria she suffered from led to the pre –mature delivery.
While addressing prison staff at the launch of the vaccination exercise, the Commissioner General Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaijja advised fellow staff to take the jab pointing out that catching the virus is more painful than the jab.
Nairobi Onyuta, a farmer who lost all his pigs to the strange disease says that three more pigs belonging to his neighbours died over the weekend after contracting the disease whose cause is still a mystery to them.
Dr Tedros pointed out that while some countries are vaccinating their entire populations, others have no shots, but hastened to add that WHO has been working “day and night to find solutions to increase the production and equitable distribution of vaccines.