US President’s Malaria Initiative Donates 267,000 Mosquito Nets to Refugees and Ugandans in Fight Against Malaria

Mar 14, 2016 | UNHCR

KIRYANDONGO, 14 March 2016 (UNHCR)--Thousands of refugees and Ugandan nationals are set to benefit from a distribution of more than a quarter of a million mosquito nets in refugee settlements across the country thanks to a donation from the US President’s Malaria Initiative.

The nets, which have been treated with a long-lasting insecticide, are expected to prevent some of the hundreds of deaths that occur in relation to malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases.

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