Uganda National Malaria Coordination Workshop

In by Avani Duggaraju

Summary: Uganda National Malaria Technical Update and Coordination Workshop

Final Report: Uganda Fresh Air National Malaria Workshop Final Report-May 2009

Agenda: Uganda National Malaria Workshope Agenda


Day 1 – Introductions


MACIS Introduction
Enid Wamani, National Secretariat coordinator, Malaria and Childhood Illness NGO Secretariat (MACIS)

CORE Group Introduction
Shannon Downey, Malaria Program Manager, CORE Group

Support to CSOs Malaria Agenda in Uganda
Gune Dissanayake, Malaria Advisor, PMI

Malaria and Its Control in Uganda: Where we are as a Country
National Malaria Control Program, MOH

Day 1 – Case Management


 Uganda Malaria Case Management Policy Guide
 Dr. George Mudanga Mukone, Malaria Case Management Focal Point, MOH

 IDI’s Experience on Health Facility Malaria Case Management
 Dr. Ssekabira B. Umaru, JUMP Leader, Malaria Focal Point, IDI/JUMP

The Experience of Home Based Management of Fever in the Era of ACTs
Grace Makanwagi Sekabira, Malaria Consortium

UNICEF’s Experience in Community Case Management in Northern Uganda
Dr. Flavia Mpanga Kaggwa, UNICEF Health Specialist

Day 1 – ITNs


The National ITN Policy
Connie Balayo, ITN Focal Point, MOH

AFFORD’s Experience with ITN Distribution in Communities-NGO Approach
Ann Kusiima, ITN Focal Point, AFFORD

KIRDP’s Experience on ITN Distribution in the Community
Rev. Can. Kenneth Kanyankole, ITN Focal Point, KIRDP

CSO Collaboration in ITN Distribution: A UMCP Experience
Jonathan Debuni, Technical Officer, Uganda Malaria Communities Partnership (UMCP) Project – Malaria Consortium

Day 1 – IRS


IRS Policy in Uganda and Technical Updates
Michael Okia, IRS Focal Point, MOH

Uganda IRS Project: RTI International Experience
Doreen Kabasindi Wandera, IRS Focal Point, RTI

Pilgrim’s Experience in IRS Implementation in Katakwi, Uganda
Anthony Esenu, IRS Focal Point, Pilgrim

Day 2 – Advocacy & Social Mobilization


Exploring the Possibility of Harmonizing and Strengthening Participation of Civil Society in Implementation of Health Sector Strategic Plan
Romano Larry Adupa, Consultant, MOH

Advocacy and Social Mobilization for Malaria
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Day 2 – Public-Private Partnerships


The National Health Insurance Scheme
Dr. Francis Runumi, PPH/SHI Focal Point, MOH

Ensuring Responsible Access to ACTs: Update from the MOH-MMV Led Uganda Pilot
Dr. Andrew Balyeku, Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) Coordinator

Malaria Management and Prevention-Perspective from a PNFP Health Facility
Dr. Tumwesigye Tonny, COU Kisiizi Hospital, Medical Superintendent

Day 2 – Research


Trends of Malaria Morbidity Following IRS: Indicators from a Sentinel Site Surveillance System in Two Epidemiologic Settings
Hasifa Bukirwa, Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project

Malaria Case Management and Diagnostics under Artemether-Lumefantrine Policy in Uganda
Dr. Nankabirwa Joaniter, Uganda Malaria Research Centre

Malaria Case Management: From Presumptive Treatment to Definitive Diagnosis
Dr. Heidi Hopkins, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)

Day 2 – Districts


Working with CSO’s in Malaria Control – An Experience of Gulu District
Onek Awil Paul, DHO, Gulu

Working on Malaria without CSOs – An Experience of a DHO, Kiruhura
Dr. Zirabamuzaale Franco, DHO, Kiruhura

Day 3 – VHTs & CMDs


AMREF’s Experience Working with VHT and CMDs
Dr. Dan Muyanja, Project Manager, AMREF

Experience in Working with VHTs/CMDs on Malaria Control – NGO Experience
Dennis Kakooza, PSI/PACE

HCU: Partnering in Malaria Control
Teddy Kyomuhangi, Healthy Child Uganda (HCU)

Day 3 – Resource Mobilization


Herbert Zake, Head of Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered

Resource Mobilization for CSOs for Malaria Activities in Uganda
Jane Kabbale, Stanbic Bank

Engaging the Private Sector for Improved Access and Utilization of Health Services
Barbara Addy, Health Initiatives for the Private Sector (HIPS)

Stop Malaria Project
Ellen Bajenja

Day 3 – GFATM


Consultation on Dual Track Financing Under GFATM
Byenkya Julius Atwooki, UNAIDS

Day 3 – M&E


National Malaria Prevention and Control Monitoring and Evaluation Plan 2008-2010
Dr. Ebony Quinto, Malaria M&E Focal Point, MOH

Small Group Discussion Questions

Group 1 Responses

Group 2 Responses

Group 3 Responses

Day 3 – Way Forward


Uganda National Malaria Coordination Workshop- Way Forward