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Factors associated with high morbidity and mortality due to malaria in Iganga District Uganda

Jennifer Namusobya Isabirye

Factors associated with high morbidity and mortality due to malaria in Iganga District Uganda

by Jennifer Namusobya Isabirye

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Published by The Centre in [Kampala] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda,
  • Iganga District.
    • Subjects:
    • Malaria -- Uganda -- Iganga District.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jennifer Namusobya Isabirye, Maria Najjemba Mwanja, J.S. Elasu-Odongo ; facilitated by Child Health and Development Centre, Makerere University.
      SeriesStudy report, Study report (Child Health and Development Centre (Uganda))
      ContributionsMwanja, Maria Najjemba., Elasu-Odongo, J. S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.M2 I78 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 32 p. ;
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL146382M
      LC Control Number99893330

        Malaria, a disease that has caused so much loss of human life, has also greatly exemplified goodwill for collaboration in Uganda. The Ugandan government with support from donor communities, research and academia has worked to increase coverage of life-saving interventions to impact upon the burden of malaria; there is improved malaria case management, and more pregnant .   The importance of fevers not due to malaria [non–malaria fevers, NMFs] in children in sub-Saharan Africa is increasingly being recognised. We have investigated the influence of exposure-related factors and placental malaria on the risk of non-malaria fevers among children in Kintampo, an area of Ghana with high malaria transmission. Between and , a cohort of newborns was Cited by: 6.

      week 1 of Among the districts with confirmed malaria upsurge in Northern Uganda are Gulu district, which has continued to report the highest number of cases, although there was no report of malaria related deaths. Despite the high coverage of malaria control interventions in Uganda, Malaria outbreaks continue. The Government of Uganda and. The importance of some other NTDs in Uganda remains as yet less clear. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), trachoma, Buruli ulcer and podoconiosis are known to be endemic in some districts, but detailed data on the associated burden is lacking. For VL and trachoma, multi File Size: 1MB.

      In , an estimated million cases and , deaths due to malaria occurred worldwide. Of these, about 81% and 91% respectively were reported from the African Region, mostly affecting children under-the age of five. In Tanzania, malaria remains to be the leading cause of high morbidity and mortality. It is responsible for more than one-third of all deaths, % of all health care Cited by:   - Malaria is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda, accounting for more than a quarter of all outpatient visits at health facilities, 20 percent of hospital admissions, and about 10 percent of inpatient deaths. Children under 10 years of age, pregnant women, and HIV-infected individuals bear the greatest burden of disease.


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The impact of malaria can be categorized from three dimensions, namely: health, social and economic. The objective of this study was to estimate the impact of malaria morbidity on gross domestic product (GDP) of by:   Uganda is one of the sub-Saharan African countries where malaria is still endemic in over 90% of the countries regions [1,2,3].In such settings, malaria is a major contributor to anaemia, with severe anaemia (defined as a haemoglobin level below 8 g/dl), as the main manifestation of complicated malaria [4, 5].Both conditions are known to contribute to the huge burden of morbidity and mortality Cited by: 4.

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Malaria - Overview How to Protect Yourself Against Malaria World Malaria Risk Chart. Risk is present throughout the country, including urban areas, risk present at all altitudes. Severe malaria facts. Severe anemia in children increased by % from % () to % (), but an overall decrease from % () Uganda has moved from 3rd () to the 6th () highest number of annual deaths from malaria in Africa.

Morbidity and mortality rates associated with mal aria in all age grades depend on several factors (Ojo and Mafiana, ; Egbuche et al., ). According to Nasir et al. (), Plasmodium has. Malaria is a leading cause of death and disease in many countries, and young children and pregnant women are the groups most affected.

Under the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, CDC has assigned a resident advisor to the malaria-endemic country of Uganda to support the implementation of malaria prevention and control interventions. Malaria is a major public health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

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The impact of malaria can be categorized from three dimensions, namely: health, social and economic. The objective of this study was to estimate the impact of malaria morbidity on gross domestic product (GDP) of Uganda.

The impact of malaria morbidity on GDP of Uganda was Cited by: Malaria remains Uganda’s leading cause of death, especially in children under five. Yet, there are ways to prevent it. The following prevention tools are powerful and cost-effective.

The U.S. government is proud to support efforts to end malaria in Uganda. Through a five-year project, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) is helping more than 13 million Ugandans.Rwanda Rwanda is a small country with an estimated population of approximately 12 million, all at risk for malaria.

Rwanda made remarkable progress in the fight against malaria from –, during which time there was an 86 percent reduction in malaria incidence and a .