Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study

@inproceedings{Oguttu2017RapidRO,
  title={Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study},
  author={David Were Oguttu and Joseph K. B. Matovu and David C. Okumu and Alex Riolexus Ario and Allen E Okullo and Jimmy Opigo and Victoria Nankabirwa},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2017}
}
In 2012, Tororo District had the highest malaria burden in Uganda with community Plasmodium prevalence of 48%. To control malaria in the district, the Ministry of Health introduced universal distribution of long lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) in 2013 and added indoor residual spraying (IRS) in 2014. This study assessed malaria incidence, test positivity rates and outpatient (OPD) attendance due to malaria before and after vector control interventions. This study was based on analysis… CONTINUE READING