Malaria Partners Uganda Welcomes New Board Member Hon. Apolot Christine
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.
Rotarians commemorated World Malaria Day in the Kitwe District and joined in activities that also marked the beginning of Rotary Family Health Days where free medical services were offered to the local community. Malaria testing and treatment was one of the services being offered.
From April 21-23, Rotary District 9213 held its 97th District Conference in Naivasha. The conference saw over one thousand participants and offered an opportunity for Rotarians, Rotaractors, interactors, and guests to discuss and vote on important District matters.
The Outreach Program to Mothers and Pregnant Women at clinics and hospitals in The Gambia was launched, long-delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.