Human Capital Development

The State of Uganda Population Report 2020

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According to the Report, there is need to strengthen health response and transparency to save lives by directing additional resources to reinforce Uganda’s health response in order to implement a smart containment strategy to curtail the raising COVID 19 cases. The pandemic has taken a staggering toll on people, communities and economies everywhere. But not everyone is affected. The pandemic is hitting marginalized communities harder, particularly women and girls, deepening inequalities and threatening efforts to leave no one behind.

World Malaria Report 2020

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In this World malaria report, World Health Organization (WHO) reflects on key milestones that have shaped the global response to the disease over the last 2 decades – a period of unprecedented success in malaria control that saw 1.5 billion cases averted and 7.6 million lives saved. Africa’s Annual Malaria death toll reduced from 680,000 in 2000 to 384,000 in 2019. According to the report, Uganda has the 3rd highest global burden of malaria, accounting for 5% of the global cases.