Drone and manual spraying initiatives will supplement the measures taken to fight the disease - this include the distribution of bed nets, malaria case management in communities where health workers are equipped to screen and treat malaria, as well as the indoor residual spraying in malaria-prone districts.
Use of Drones in Malaria Fight to Begin With Gasabo
New Times, 13 August 2019
Rwanda will by the end of this month start using drones in spraying mosquito prone areas as it steps up efforts to eliminate malaria. Read more »
A drone sprays pesticides in a potato farm in Gataraga Sector, Musanze District.
Fresh Bid to Reduce Malaria Cases in Gisagara
Officials from Southern Province and the Ministry of Health have launched campaign to raise awareness about malaria prevention in Gisagara District ahead of the rainy season that… Read more »
Rwanda to Unveil New Plan to Eliminate Malaria
New Times, 25 April 2019
Rwanda is set to launch new initiatives designed to ensure a malaria free society. Read more »
How Govt is Winning Malaria Fight
New Times, 22 February 2019
Following the malaria contingency plan that was put in place in 2016, severe cases of malaria and mortality have since decreased by 50 per cent. Read more »
Rwanda Registers Drop in Malaria Cases
New Times, 23 November 2018
Cases of people suffering and dying from malaria in Rwanda have reduced significantly, demonstrating that efforts to make the country a malaria free nation are paying off,… Read more »
In order to generate African solutions to African challenges, researchers on the continent are being offered grants to come up with new drugs to fight malaria, tuberculosis and ... Read more »
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