Pregnant mothers’ use of mosquito nets to prevent malaria infection : A case study of Nassana Municipality
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The main objective of this study will be to assess pregnant mothers’ use of mosquito nets on the prevention of malaria infection in Nansana municipality. the objectives of the study were to: find out if pregnant mothers have mosquito nets, establish the frequency and consistency of mosquito nets use among pregnant mothers and assess the factors that affect the use of nets among pregnant mothers in Nansana municipality. Across- sectional research design will be used to carry out the study. this combined with qualitative, quantitative. questionnaire is an effective way of quantifying data from a sample group and testing emotions or preferences. observation is a method of data collection in which the situation of interests watched and the relevant facts, actions and behaviors are recorded. descriptive statistics were obtained from the percentages and means from the study. it was revealed by the results of this study that majority of the respondents. the researcher used cross-sectional survey design. both quantitative and qualitative approaches division were used to get information. the population of study comprised of 33% of the pregnant mother in Nansana municipality. it was concluded that most of the pregnant mothers in Nansana municipality, Wakiso district were aware of the services available at the health facility. it was concluded that most pregnant mothers take responsibility to seek services for themselves which imply that most of the pregnant mothers seek services for themselves which increasing prevention of malaria through access to mosquito nets. it was concluded that most of the mothers included in the study were pregnant and also a large number of all them including even those that were not pregnant at time had ever had any pregnancy over the last three years. it was concluded that when pregnant mothers visit the health. It was recommended that there is a need for the Ministry of Health to improve provision of nets to improve ownership by pregnant mothers. It was recommended that pregnant mothers need to improve utilization of mosquito nets to reduce mortality deaths of their children. What should sensitize community on the benefits of use of mosquito nets to increase resiliency to disease. Households heads should take responsibility of preventing their members from malaria hence reducing costs on treatment.