President Museveni has promised that the government will set aside Shs350b to focus on countrywide indoor spraying to kill malaria transmitting mosquitoes as part of efforts to reduce malaria deaths by 2020. The 2014/15 Malaria Indicator Survey indicates that malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda, accounting for 30 to 50 per cent of outpatient visits at heath facilities and up to 20 per cent of all deaths in hospitals.
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Publish date : 2018-04-07 20:29:33