About Idongesit Ukpe
Senior Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pretoria.
Member, South Africa Malaria Elimination Committee.
Fellow, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Fellow, Australasian College of Tropical Medicine.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
Department of Health, South Africa
Website: http://www.doh.gov.za/ Type: Government Country: South Africa About: Vision: caring and humane society in which all South Africans have access to affordable, good quality health care. Mission: to consolidate and build on the achievements of the past five years in improving access to health care for all and reducing inequity, and to focus on working in partnership with other stakeholders to improve the quality of care of all levels of the health system, especially preventive and promotive health, and to improve the overall efficiency of the health care delivery system.
- South Africa
Idongesit Ukpe replied to "Lessons learned from Zambia: Discuss with Dr. Phil Thuma" in the Malaria Treatment & Prevention community.
Hi Dr. Phil, Great work in Macha!!! Well done!!! My question is: What was the socio-economic situation in Macha in 2003? Did it change between 2003 and 2008? How is it now this beginning of 2013? Regards IS Ukpe
Dear community Members, Thank you all for the discussions so far on "Bring down malaria deaths". I know that there is still the last posted concern on genetic control of mosquitoes to be responded to. While awaiting responses from anyone with expertise on the topic, I would like at this ...
I am a lecturer, a clinician and a malaria case management trainer. As a lecturer, I work as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. As a clinician, I work as the Head of the Clinical Unit of Family Medicine at ...
"An estimated 655 000 malaria deaths globally in 2010, of which 91% were in the Africa region. Approximately 86% of the malaria deaths globally were children under 5 years of age". WHO - World Malaria Report 2012. The world is now focused on Malaria Elimination by ?2015. Zero malaria deaths ...
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