A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.
MACIS is a secretariat of an extensive network of health-focused civil society organizations (CSOs) that are involved in malaria and maternal-child health programming in Uganda. Our mission is to provide sustainable leadership to CSOs nationwide in the coordination and promotion of Ministry of Health recommended interventions, as well as advocate for evidence-based practices and health policies at all levels...Read More
General Assembly of the Uganda Civil Society Immunization Platform
The MACIS Secretariat held a General Assembly meeting for the Uganda Civil Society Immunization Platform on Thursday, 22nd May 2014 at Hotel Africana. Read more
Drug Resistant TB on increase in Lango region
The number of cases of Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) is worrying health workers in Lira Regional Referral Hospital (LRRH) with up to three cases recorded quarterly. Read more
UK,US support Uganda Malaria eradication efforts
Both the United Kingdom and United States Governments have separately announced funding to support ongoing efforts to fight malaria in Uganda during the launch of distribution of free nets. Read more
New test fast-tracks diagnosis for Malaria
A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine. Read more
UGANDA GAVI CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION PLATFORM
I would like to welcome you to this dynamic online Uganda GAVI Civil Society Organization Platform, where members and partners, as well as the public can interact and discuss issues concerning the immunization status of our population.
In the past, Uganda used to have one of the most vibrant immunization programs in Africa. Read more