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Today In History: The Global Fund scam in...

The scandal sucked in former health minister Jim Muhwezi and his then deputies Mike Mukula and Alex Kamugisha, plus Teddy Cheeye. Up to sh95b was said...

Nationwide mosquito net distribution starts...

Under this phase, a total of 4,371,259 nets will be distributed protecting 7,484,520 people against malaria

New approach in fight against malaria unveiled...

The Larviciding approach towards the control of malaria was launched by the health minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng.

US begins phase two of indoor residual spraying...

The exercise which began on May 25, is being implemented under the US government’s President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI).

Tired of COVID-19 news? Here are some reasons...

First, they have found not one, but three new ways to combat malaria, just as the problem of growing resistance to existing drugs and insecticides was...

Malaria cases surge in Zimbabwe during coronavirus...

The increase in malaria cases has raised concerns that some coronavirus cases may go unrecognised since some symptoms of the two diseases are similar....

Doctors warn of malaria drug scarcity

Around the world, countries are expanding access to chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), which are used to treat malaria and are known to have...

Study says homemade soup may fight malaria...

Of 56 soup samples tested, five were more than 50 percent effective in curbing growth of the parasite

Congo distributes three million mosquito...

Insecticide-treated nets are a time-honoured but highly effective way of preventing transmission of the mosquito-borne malarial parasite.

What is dengue, and why is it so widespread?...

Dengue is transmitted mainly by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which thrives in densely-populated tropical climates and breed in stagnant pools of water....

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Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.