Daw Khin Win, a migrant worker residing at Yuzana G3 working site, got a fever with chills and rigor. Her household member, Khin Kyi, assisted her to go to Ma Htet Htet, malaria volunteer (VMW) trained by CAP-Malaria. VMW asked about fever. Daw Khin Win said she got fever for 1 week, it was not relieved after taking traditional medicine. Fever was very high and her condition became severe. She was a rubber tapper and her working hour was very early morning. She always wears long sleeves but last 3 weeks ago, she didn’t wear long one and did [...]
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U Pane and his family are living in hillside cultivation at Pyaung Thay village His daily work are cutting, cleaning for cultivation and packing forest related materials for family earning While finishing his work, he feels very tired and always sleep without using Bednets One day, U Pane suffered fever with chill and rigor and headache. His wife was really worried about his signs and symptoms. As he is a breadwinner of the family, daily income was stopped when he suffered fever. To be recovered fast, his wife provided traditional medicine for his fever. But his suffering was not [...]
In Burma, the USAID | PMI Control and Prevention of Malaria Project (CAP-Malaria) is strengthening routine malaria control activities in selected townships along the Thai-Burma border where there is high malaria burden and drug resistance to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality and to contribute toward the containment of artemisinin-resistant malaria. As these areas are remote and have weak infrastructure, CAP-Malaria emphasizes community engagement by strengthening the capacity of community-level malaria workers and volunteers. Through training and supportive supervision, and by fostering linkages with the public sector and other local stakeholders, village malaria workers (VMWs) have been trained and equipped to deliver comprehensive malaria control interventions such as distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets, [...]
In Burma, the USAID | PMI Control and Prevention of Malaria Project (CAP-Malaria) is currently working where there is high malaria burden and drug resistance to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality and to contribute toward the containment of artemisinin-resistant malaria. Thandwe, in Southern Rakhine State, is one of the townships where CAP-Malaria is currently implementing control and prevention activities. Rakhine State is one of the high malaria transmission areas in Burma and, while some areas have experienced a reduction in malaria burden, other remote and hard to reach areas maintain a high malaria prevalence. In Thandwe, CAP-Malaria carries out malaria prevention and control activities in 45 villages and, through the use [...]