Malaria cases rise all over Uganda

At the end of May, the Ugandan government reported an alarming surge in malaria in several large regions across the country, including Busoga, Lango, Acholi, Tooro and West Nile. The cause of this increase is unknown, but the ministry of health reported a 50% increase...

Celebrating Malaria Awareness Day

Conquering Death, Conquering Malaria As we celebrate Jesus’ Resurrection, we take joy in the emergence of light and possibility. In alignment with 2022 World Malaria Day’s message of “strengthening country ownership,” Pilgrim Africa collaborated with...

Recent National Malaria Upsurge in Uganda

SEATTLE — Pilgrim Africa was notified by the Ugandan Ministry of Health’s National Malaria Control Program of an upsurge in malaria incidence on August 21, 2019. While the months of June to September are historically high transmission periods, 2019 has seen a higher...

Field Notes from June Visit to KRMP

This June, I had the pleasure of traveling to Uganda for the first time with the winners of last year’s Pilgrim Africa trip at our annual Jasiri auction. On one of our packed days, we toured the Katakwi Rotary Malaria Project, an innovative project Pilgrim...