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Malaria in upward curve again in Ngozi province

02-02-2018 More than 9 people have died of malaria since January 2018 in Ngozi province. Health officials fear the increasing number of malaria cases and demand that Burundi Central Department that purchases pharmaceutical products-CAMEBU increases the quantity of amodiaquine and artesunate medicines. When someone arrives at Ngozi Hospital, they see (...)
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Malaria cases significantly decreased, Health Ministry says

09-07-2017 The spokesman for the Ministry of Health announced on 6 September that malaria cases have significantly decreased thanks to government’s efforts to combat this malaria epidemic. The population complain that they did not have mosquito nets as planned in the response plan. On 13 March, the Minister of Health (...)
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Malaria still an epidemic in Burundi

04-27-2017 The situation of malaria still calls for more control actions a month after the disease was declared an epidemic on 13 March by the Ministry of public Health. Dionise Nizigiyimana, the Director of the National Integrated Programme for the Fight against Malaria (PNILP) says “though, nationally, its registered cases (...)
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Malaria declared epidemic in Burundi

03-14-2017 The Minister of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS said yesterday that malaria has become an epidemic in Burundi. About 2 million people have contracted malaria since January 2017 and about 700 people have died of the disease in the same period, says the minister. “Over 700 people (...)
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Malaria not yet declared as epidemic, says Public Health Minister

02-23-2017 “From 2015 to 2016, the number of people suffering from malaria has increased in Burundi. However, the number of sick people has decreased of 20% at the beginning of 2017”, says Josiane Nijimbere, Burundi Public Health Minister, during the plenary session in the National Assembly, this 23 February. She (...)
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Malaria spins out of control in Burundi

12-14-2016 The Minister of Public Health, Josiane Nijimbere, has launched a campaign of distributing insecticide-treated mosquito-nets (ITN) to special groups like boarding schools, orphanages, military and police camps, refugee camps and the like. The campaign endeavours to fight the malaria epidemic that is currently a serious health threat to the (...)
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