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Pioneer Project - in pictures

25 February 2015

Malaria Consortium’s Pioneer project was a five-year initiative in Uganda that reduced the malaria burden in the country using a variety of effective methods.  Take a look at the gallery below to learn more about the approaches to malaria control and hear from some of the people whose lives were affected by the project.

pAt the start of the Pioneer Project in 2009 only 19 percent of households owned an insecticide net about a third of households lived within 10km of a health facility and approximately 23 percent of underfive deaths in the region were due to malaria This was a result of the moderatetohigh transmission rate key health system challenges and limited knowledge of disease prevention practices Pioneer sought to address these challenges by using a variety of effective methods in partnership with the Ministry of HealthppCopyright Malaria ConsortiumWilliam Danielsp
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Country: Uganda

Keywords: Community delivery | Surveillance, monitoring and evaluation | Public health communications | Health system strengthening | Facility health services | Child and maternal health | Preventive treatments | Diagnosis | Treatment | Vector control

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