Hoima District has Received 217,080 Mosquito Nets as part of the efforts to reduce Malaria morbidity and mortality.
Hoima District has this morning recieved a concignment of 217,080 mosquito nets, to be distributed all over the District.
The campaign dubbed ‘Under the Net’ is being carried out with support from The Global Fund and Against Malaria Foundation with focus on behavior change aimed to achieve consistent net use, net repair, repurposing and tackling the social norms surrounding the utilization of mosquito nets.
While flagging off this distribution at Hoima District Headquarters, the RDC Mr. Mbabazi Rogers thanked the president for prioritizing the health sector. He said he is grateful as this mosquito nets distribution will reduce congestion in health centers as malaria cases will now be few.
Mbabazi urged responsible officers to work as a team to ensure that each house hold gets these nets. The RDC cautioned them against distributing many nets to households as they will be misused especially the fishing communities and poultry farmers.
At the same function, the CAO, Mr. Kumakech Oluba Charles thanked the Government for this initiative and promised proper distribution throughout the district. He said the distribution will start on Saturday 24.11.2023.
The Ag. DHO Mrs. Kabagenyi Nazareth said there are already organized teams that will be distributing these nets.