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In Kayin State, CAPMalaria Improves Access to Health Care Services for Remote Villagers

2018-05-17T21:35:08+00:00

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 Kayin State, CAPMalaria Improves Access to Health Care Services for Remote Villagers2018-05-17T21:35:08+00:00

Through Government Collaboration, CAP-Malaria Activities Expand

2018-05-17T21:36:18+00:00

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 [...]

Through Government Collaboration, CAP-Malaria Activities Expand2018-05-17T21:36:18+00:00

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