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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.

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.

A Small Grant With A Large Impact: The Busime Malaria Project

A Small Grant With A Large Impact: The Busime Malaria Project

Laughter, dancing and singing was the mood in Bulosi village during the MPU/RC Busia visit to Busime Malaria Project on Saturday 28th May 2022. Funded by a small grant from MPI, RC Busia has since received 1,500 mosquito nets from Youth Environment Services and UGX 1,000,000 from Equity bank, Busia branch. According to the bank’s Credit Manager James Sekairi, “Giving to Rotary is no loss.”  

Riding Against Malaria in Uganda on World Malaria Day

Riding Against Malaria in Uganda on World Malaria Day

On Sunday 24th April 2022, a day before World Malaria day commemorated annually on 25th April, Malaria Partners Uganda (MPU) gathered public transport riders, members of Arua Bikers Association, and People with Disabilities (PWDs) in partnership with members of Rotary Clubs of Arua and Arua Eco-city to ride against Malaria. 

The Malaria Smart Booth, Naivasha Discon

The Malaria Smart Booth, Naivasha Discon

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.

Small Grant, Large Impact

Small Grant, Large Impact

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.

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