Malaria cases in Uganda drop by 8.7 pct
Malaria incidence in Uganda declined by 8.7 percent in the financial year 2020/21, a research has indicated.
The annual report, released by the ministry of health on Wednesday, revealed that malaria cases declined to roughly 13.6 million in 2020/21 from 14.9 million in 2019/20.
The lethal illness remains the primary cause of hospitalization in the East African nation, followed by pneumonia, newborn disorders and anemia.
The number of fatalities in health institutions grew to 45,990 from 45,042 throughout the time.