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Malaria Partners Uganda

Malaria Partners Uganda is a nascent organization that anticipates to draw exceptional strength from rallying Rotary members in Uganda in partnership with its Global Chapters and a wide spectrum of strategic partnerships – including Uganda’s Ministry of Health and Parliamentary Forum on Malaria – to change the Malaria prevalence and incidence landscape towards elimination.

 

MPU’s Board of directors and Secretariat consists of a committed group of Rotary members and relevant professionals collectively championing viable solutions for a Malaria-free Uganda. We understand the impact of Malaria on sustainable livelihood and development; therefor we exist to leverage collective action and resources towards its elimination countrywide.

 

 

Community Health Workers Trained

Population Served by Community Health Workers

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Funding for Small Grants Projects

Advocacy plan

  1. Malaria Prevention through IVM; with the aim of achieving, and sustaining, protection of at least 85% of the Population at risk through recommended malaria prevention measures, our Strategic Interventions include LLIN, IRS, Larval source management, Lifestyle change and home siting

2. Malaria Case Management; the objective to iincrease levels of awareness, knowledge of Malaria signs & symptoms to support all case reporting & effective case management in the community & national level. Our Strategic Interventions are in Diagnosis and Treatment of Malaria.

  1. Malaria in pregnancy and chemoprophelaxis; our goal is by 2024, at least 85% of the proportion of the target population is knowledgeable about, and utilize, Malaria treatment in pregnancy. Strategic Interventions include IPT, Malaria Treatment in Pregnancy and Chemoprophelaxis.

Katakwi Phase II

Malaria Partners International, together with 26 U.S. and Ugandan Rotary Clubs, are partners on a Rotary global grant “Katakwi Malaria Control Project (KMalaria Partners International), Phase II” currently underway in Katakwi District of Uganda. This innovative project is being conducted in collaboration by a number of strategic partners, including Pilgrim Africa (a U.S. and Uganda based NGO), Rotary International, the President’s Malaria Initiative, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Soroti Central Rotary Club is local host club on the Rotary global grant, and is working closely with Pilgrim Africa to provide logistic support and project oversight.

An Update from the Katakwi Malaria Control Project

An Update from the Katakwi Malaria Control Project

This summary highlights the community sensitization programs during the integrated community case management (iCCM) rollout in Katakwi District, Uganda.    IntroductionIn Uganda, facility-based services are inadequate to provide access to treatment, and most...

The Kyengera-Nabazziza Malaria Control Project

The Kyengera-Nabazziza Malaria Control Project

Article by Maddie Sjolund, Social Media Manager, Malaria Partners International The Rotary Club of Kyengera implemented the Kyengera-Nabazziza Malaria Control Project to address the high malaria prevalence, 13%, in Kyengera Town Council, Uganda. The Rotarians secured...

Uganda Weekly Malaria Report Highlights

Uganda Weekly Malaria Report Highlights

Uganda is experiencing malaria upsurge in 40+ districts. View the major issues highlighted by the Ministry of Health, Uganda in the Weekly Malaria Report below: -68% Malaria Reporting Rate -199,695 Confirmed Malaria Cases -23% of Districts lack ACTs (Artemisinin-based...

Rotary Attacks Malaria in Eastern Uganda

Rotary Attacks Malaria in Eastern Uganda

By Steven Shepelwich, Board Member, MPI Malaria is a silent killer across much of Africa, accounting for 94% of the world’s malaria deaths. Uganda knows this well. Malaria is by far the leading cause of illness and death in the country.  In response, the Rotary Club...

Responding to the Malaria Situation in Uganda 

Responding to the Malaria Situation in Uganda 

By Cynthia E. Pacutho, Program Coordinator, Malaria Partners Uganda Despite the progress made in intensifying malaria control and prevention approaches as well as aligning efforts to eliminate malaria in Uganda, the disease remains as the leading cause of morbidity...

Each Minute Counts, The Arusha Discon

Each Minute Counts, The Arusha Discon

From the 12th to the 14th of May, Rotary District 9214 held its 97th District Conference in Arusha. Over Six hundred participants were in attendance. Rotarians, Rotaractors, interactors and guests had a chance to discuss and vote on important District matters.

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