Muheza Malaria Intervention Project
In May 2021, the Muheza Malaria Intervention Project distributed 1,411 Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINS) in Muheza and providing a basic training on Malaria to Community health volunteers (CHWs). This Malaria Partners International small grant project, in collaboration with RAM-Global and the Rotary Club of Moshi, Tanzania, awarded $5,167 for the purpose of malaria control in health centers and boarding schools located in two coastal Districts: Pangani and Muheza.
The CHW training was facilitated by a professional trainer from National institute of research (NIMR) with help of Malaria focus person under National Malaria intervention guidelines.
LLINs were provided and installed in the hospitals, health centers, dispensaries and government boarding schools. A malaria focal person from the Ministry of Health will conduct follow up visits to ensure good net usage.
“It has been my pleasure with my Rotaractor colleagues to take lead of the project which has really been amazing and impactful,” said Aloyce Paul Urassa, Rotaractor and project leader.
KANOs Against Malaria is a project by the Rotaract Club of Kampala North, joining the worldwide fight against malaria.
Uganda registered a decrease in Malaria cases in 2021 compared to 2020*, amidst the challenges presented by COVID-19 over the two years.
The trainings of Community Health Workers (CHWs) Copperbelt Malaria Elimination Phase 2 project in integrated Community Case Community (iCCM) were concluded towards the end of December 2021