Community Health Workers Trained
Population Served by Community Health Workers
Funding for Small Grants Projects
- 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.
- 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.
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.
On the 19th of March 2022, Malaria Partners Uganda (MPU) accompanied Rotaractors from the Rotaract Club of Kampala North (KANOS) to distribute 600 long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to residents of Bufuma and Bubanzi villages and pregnant mothers at Mwera Health Center IV in the second phase of their Kanos4Kakindu Project.
While we are aware of the challenges of the national Malaria context in our current effort to advocate for the elimination of Malaria in Uganda, we also acknowledge the strategic opportunities it presents to rethink Malaria.
The African Union Malaria Progress Report 2021 sights the total commitment of Governments and all players in the Health System, as well as sustained funding over the long term, as key requirements in tackling Malaria.
Uganda registered a decrease in Malaria cases in 2021 compared to 2020*, amidst the challenges presented by COVID-19 over the two years.
Rotary Uganda is well placed to support the malaria fight due to their success in projects, polio elimination track record and over 200 Rotary and Rotaract clubs countrywide.