Residents receive mosquito nets in Kasese


The ministry of health has yet again undertaken a mosquito net distribution campaign aimed at curbing the high rate of malaria cases in the country.

Kasese district launched the distribution of mosquito nets today at Katadoba trading centre in Nyakabingo II Ward of Kasese Municipality.

While presiding over the launch of the exercise, Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi emphasized the need for residents of Kasese to solely use the mosquito nets for the purpose for which they have been distributed.

Kasese deputy RDC in charge of Busongora Zepher Mubingwa noted that his office would be carrying out monitoring and evaluation visits across homes to ensure that the mosquito nets are being appropriately.

He urged the people of Kasese to embrace all government programmes which he said are meant to socio-economically transform communities.

However, a section of residents of Katadoba Cell decried gaps in the registration of beneficiary households reiterating that their homes had been skipped.

Mbambu Miriam, Muhindo Madelyn and Kabugho wondered why they were not registered yet they are bonafide residents of the area.

Kasese District Health Educator Agnes Mbambu revealed that there could have been gaps in the registration before calling on the affected persons to be patients adding that they are meant to be considered in the second phase of the exercise.


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