PROMOTING CORRECT AND CONSISTENT OF LLINS AS PART OF THE UNIVERSAL LLIN COVERAGE
PACE, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, supported the Universal LLIN Coverage campaign that run in 2017, by promoting the hang up and correct and consistent use of LLINs in 27 districts in Eastern Uganda. Promoting correct and consistent of LLINs amongst refugees With funding from UNICEF, PACE worked in 4 refugee settlements in the West Nile region Rhino Camp in Arua; Bidi Bidi in Yumbe; Palorinya in Moyo & Pagarinya in Adjumani, primarily to increase knowledge about malaria and its consequences on individuals, families and communities; mosquito net use, and increased ownership and utilization of LLINs.
PACE worked with VHTs equipped with interpersonal communication (IPC) techniques to promote behavior change to improve malaria prevention and treatment. The VHTs reached 97% of total households in the 27 districts.
PACE reached 117% of the individuals in the 27 districts. Of the total individuals reached, 93% of them slept under LLINs every night.