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09:51

Gov’t Calls for Individual Practices to Reduce Malaria Burden us embassy 3 1

According to Jimmy Opigo, the Acting Commissioner Health Services, Ministry of Health, they are switching beyond focusing on killing mosquitoes, to focusing on individuals to adopt practices which keep them safe from malaria-like constant and correct use of mosquito nets, sleeping in houses with screened windows, early detection of malaria and testing before medication.
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Uganda Tasked to Review Malaria Control Interventions malaria burden 2

Malaria is endemic in approximately 95 per cent of the country, affecting over 90 per cent of the Ugandan population. According to records by the Malaria Control Programme, clinically diagnosed malaria accounts for 30-50 per cent of outpatient visits at health facilities, 15-20 per cent of all hospital admissions, and up to 20 per cent (10,500) of all hospital deaths in the country annually.
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