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World Malaria day Scientific Colloquium 2022.

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Mr. Richard Nelson looks at one of the the HMS activities at the IDRC Office - Jinja field site

USAID Mission Director was hosted by the IDRC at their US Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) Uganda Housing Modification Study Site in Buwenge, Jinja District.

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International research partnership and EDCTP to invest €44m in next-generation antimalarials to combat drug-resistant malaria in Africa.

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The 5th IDRC Malaria Research to Policy Dissemination meeting

Our Malaria Research to Policy DisseminationMeeting was attended by IDRC collaborators from Uganda's Ministry of Health, Makerere University, the University of California SanFrancisco, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the University of Washington, USAID, and others

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The world is currently faced with a pandemic of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), a new virus that spreads so fast through droplet infection especially in crowded places and causes illness. It is spread from person to person through sneezing or coughing (droplet infection), human to human contact and contact with contaminated surfaces.

Stay home, Stay safe!
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The 7th MU-UCSF-LSMTH Young Investigator Research Symposium

The Young Investigator Research Symposium held on January 27th, 2020 in Kampala Uganda. Upcoming Investigators at the partner institutions convened to showcase presentations on Community Studies, Anti-Microbial Resistance, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Paediatrics, and immunology/laboratory research.

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World’s largest LLIN evaluation study yet, undertaken at IDRC .

World’s largest LLIN evaluation study yet, undertaken at IDRC – Children using nets with new compound less likely to have malaria parasites, a big advance as many fear world’s most effective malaria tool is faltering as resistance to insecticides rises The LLIN Evaluation in Uganda Project (LLINEUP) / PBO Net Study released results from the largest trial ever undertaken to assess the malaria-fighting power of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs), at the Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 2019. LLINs have been credited with playing the dominant role in cutting malaria deaths in half over the last 15 years, ....