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


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.

World Mosquito Day in Yumbe, Uganda

World Mosquito Day in Yumbe, Uganda

Pictured above: Malaria testing in Luzira village On August 20th, Rotarians in Yumbe, Uganda commemorated World Mosquito Day by conducting malaria testing and treatment in Machangana village. Out of the 231 individuals tested for malaria, 49 were found to be positive...

MPU-Rotary D9213 Engagement Training Meeting

MPU-Rotary D9213 Engagement Training Meeting

Malaria Partners Uganda engaged with Rotary District 9213 Presidents from the Eastern part of Uganda, for a training and mapping meeting on June 16th to address the currently high burden of malaria in the Eastern part of the country and to understand the critical role...

Highlights from World Malaria Day in Uganda

Highlights from World Malaria Day in Uganda

Malaria Partners Uganda, in collaboration with Tororo District Health Department, Rotary Club of Tororo, Rotary club of Sam Owor and Ministry of Health conducted a commemoration event in Tororo district with the goal of  to re- energizing commitment to the fight...

Commemorating World Malaria Day in Uganda

Commemorating World Malaria Day in Uganda

By Dr. Derick Pasternak, Ambassador, Malaria Science & Research Coordinator, MPI   Uganda will join the world Malaria community every 25th of April to commemorate the World Malaria Day. The aim of the World Malaria Day is to provide education and understanding of...

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