Government spraying program helps control malaria in Ugandan district

12/15/2008 | New Vision Online (Uganda)

Uganda's Ministry of Health teamed up with Pilgrim, a local nongovernmental organization, to spray homes in the Katakwi district with a biodegradable chemical called Icon to kill the mosquitoes that spread the disease and reduce malaria cases in the area. The prevalence of malaria has dramatically decreased since the program was launched last October, a Pilgrim official said.

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