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Malaria Partners Uganda Welcomes New Board Member Hon. Apolot Christine 

by | Nov 21, 2021

Honorable Apolot Christine has joined Malaria Partners Uganda as a Board Member representing the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Malaria(UPFM). She had her formal induction at the recently concluded Board Retreat in Soroti.

Hon. Apolot was a secondary school teacher, then she joined politics in 2016 under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party as the Local Council 5 Chairperson (LC5) in Kumi District. She became not only the first woman to occupy the seat in Teso sub-region, but one of the three women nationally, to become LC5 Chairpersons in Uganda. Currently, she is the Women’s Representative Member of Parliament for Kumi District in Uganda’s 11th Parliament.

“I come from a Malaria prone Constituency. I am therefore delighted at the opportunity to change the Status quo through MPU” Hon. Apolot Christine.

 

 

This week we have the privilege in the U.S. of celebrating thankfulness for our blessings.  Then, we enter a different season, defined by a different privilege, the privilege of allowing ourselves to direct those blessings to others, especially those whose lives lie at the mercy of malaria.

Science & Research Report for November 2021

Science & Research Report for November 2021

The buzz about vaccines continues the month with several publications this month. Two articles refer to the use of molecular markers in Africa to assess the emergence of artemisinin-resistant P. falciparum: Additional malaria articles are detailed in the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Epidemiology sections.

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