Last Updated

30 Jun 2021

Intensifying malaria control and accelerating progress towards elimination in high transmission and hard-to-reach areas in Myanmar

Objectives

The activities conducted by the sub-recipents of this RAI2E grant will include:

  • Provide diagnosis by testing for all suspected cases and treatment for all the positive malaria cases in static communities, mobile, migrant populations.
  • Initiate active case finding at communities and at work sites and other sites with mobile/migrant populations.
  • Train the village health workers (VHW) for malaria at Malaria Field Sites (MFS) and for referral for severe and complicated cases to nearest hospitals.
  • Conduct mobile field team visits to mobile/migrant populations for an Active Case Detection (ACD) of malaria in addition to passive case detection.
  • Conduct health education sessions in the community to promote awareness of malaria and to promote malaria services by VHWs.
  • Conduct field monitoring visits by the mobile field teams to monitor the malaria services by the VHWs and to provide supportive supervisions and on-site trainings.
  • Vector control: LLINs distribution to static populations from hard to reach and unmet area, and to migrant/mobile populations.
  • Referral services for severe malaria cases to hospitals.
  • Advocacy meetings with relevant stakeholders such as authorities from state, regional and township level, related departments and other partners.
  • Strengthen DHIS2 Data Management and Surveillance System to generate quality, timely private surveillance reports.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Supportive supervision to volunteers through monthly/quarterly meetings at health facility level.
     

Date

2018 Jan - 2020 Dec

Total Project Funding

$13,709,900

Funding Details

RAI2E grant awarded to UNOPS: sub-recipient MAM ($9,132,890), MI ($2,406,583), Save the Children ($2,170,409)
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