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  • MACIS DICs Learn Grass Root reporting

    MACIS conducted the third and fourth training workshops for the newly selected District Immunization Champions (DICs) in the Northern and Lake Kyoga regions in September 2014.

  • New Tuberculosis test developed

    Researchers have developed the first breath test for tuberculosis in the laboratory. It provides rapid information on drug resistance that takes up to six weeks using standard methods.

  • 81% Malaria Patients self-medicate

    Eighty one percent of malaria patients self-medicate, a new study undertaken to estimate the number of patients who attempt to treat themselves using antibiotics before visiting hospital, has revealed.

  • 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.

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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

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MACIS DICs Learn Grass Root reporting

MACIS conducted the third and fourth training workshops for the newly selected District Immunization Champions (DICs) in the Northern and Lake Kyoga regions in September 2014.
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net - home news

New Tuberculosis test developed

Researchers have developed the first breath test for tuberculosis in the laboratory. It provides rapid information on drug resistance that takes up to six weeks using standard methods.
Read more
mosquito-home news

81% Malaria Patients self-medicate

EIGHTY one percent of malaria patients self-medicate, a new study undertaken to estimate the number of patients who attempt to treat themselves using antibiotics before visiting hospital, has revealed.
Read more
mid eastern-home news

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

Sabrina KitakaDear Reader,

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

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