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
- 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.
Treating Malaria in Rural Uganda
By Kayongo Abdallah, Program Manager, Malaria Partners Uganda Despite declines over the past decade, malaria remains an important global public health problem. Uganda is one of twenty countries accounting for 85% of all malaria cases and deaths. The persistently high...
Closing 2022 on High Note for Malaria in Uganda
2023 brings new life into our work having made it through a devastating upsurge in malaria and threat of an Ebola outbreak. Health systems strengthening will continue to guide our approach in the treatment and prevention of malaria.
Rotary Club of Makindye Launches Village Health Team (VHT) Training Small Grant
Launch of Village Health Trainer (VHT) Training Small Grant by the Rotary Club of Makindye.
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
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 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...