Malaria cases overwhelm Lacor Hospital, Gulu, Uganda

At present, there is a significant malaria problem in Gulu. There are over 400 children with malaria hospitalized in the Lacor Hospital. However, the hospital has a bed capacity of only 160 patients.

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Advice For Travellers

There is a high risk of exposure to malaria in most of this country. Travellers to any region where malaria transmission is occurring can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Anti-malaria medication is recommended.