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...

Combating Malaria in the Ssuubilyabato Orphanage

A member of the community reached out to Pilgrim Africa asking how to stop the spread of malaria at an orphanage in Mpigi, Uganda. The women and children were routinely getting sick and they wanted to know how they could end this cycle. Upon hearing their struggle,...

Shout-out from the Washington Global Health Alliance

Dear friends, A lot of exciting things are happening at Pilgrim Africa! Read on to see how we’re making waves in the global health community. The Washington Global Health Alliance recently quoted Dorothy Echodu, our very own CEO, in an infographic about global...

Malaria Study: Gearing Up Again

Our malaria study measures the effect of four rounds of simultaneous indoor spraying and universal preventative treatment. We’re about to do round three. After this, there will be just one round left– we’ll be in the home stretch!  Right now, to get...