The situation in Uganda:
- Both forms of HAT are endemic in Uganda separated by a thin line of <100Km
- Risk of the merger of the two HAT forms:- complicates diagnosis & treatment
- Risk factors for spread:- Restocking infected livestock from endemic regions, Civil unrest causing population movements and refugees.
- Nagana is endemic in all districts
- The tsetse flies are widely distributed
- Animal reservoirs for HAT:-Livestock and wildlife