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19 Aug 2014 description
report Malaria Consortium

A universal LLIN campaign to distribute 21 million nets across Uganda reached completion last weekend and was marked at an event in Kampala. The first distribution of its kind in Uganda, the 16 month campaign represents a significant landmark in the country’s efforts towards malaria control, distributing one net for every two people, in households across the country.

19 Dec 2013 description
report Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium announces a new multi-country programme to improve diagnosis of pneumonia in four countries in Africa and Southeast Asia. The programme aims to reduce child mortality by identifying the most accurate and user-friendly diagnostic tools for the management of pneumonia in Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Cambodia.

Pneumonia is a leading cause of death in children under five, often as a result of late care-seeking, inappropriate treatment due to a lack of awareness of pneumonia symptoms and misdiagnosing symptoms as malaria.

12 Sep 2013 description
report Malaria Consortium

September 12, 2013

The Ministry of Health in partnership with Malaria Consortium held a meeting today at Hoima Resort Hotel, “Meeting on Sustainability and Scalability of the ICCM Programme” to share and discuss the achievements and results from the implementation of the Integrated Community Case Management in 17 districts of mid-Western and Central Uganda and to discuss the sustainability of the programme.

11 Apr 2013 description
report Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium renews its commitment during World Health Workers Week to supporting those health workers to bring care to those in need, and in particular some of the world’s most vulnerable children.