Malaria cases drop by 15 per cent in Lira

A mother attends to her child with malaria at a clinic in Aboke Sub-county, Kole District, last year. In Lira District, malaria cases have dropped by 15.8 per cent. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Data obtained from Lira District biostatician Geoffrey Ariko indicates that between January 2020 and March 2021, the rate of malaria incidences in the district reduced from 29.1 per cent to as low as 13.3 per cent.

Malaria cases in Lira District have dropped by 15.8 per cent due to intervention by the government through the Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) programme.

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