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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization, Hiv, Aids, Tuberculosis, And Malaria, Malaria, No. 2005.1105: Strategic Orientation Paper on Prevention and Control of Malaria

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization, Hiv, Aids, Tuberculosis, And Malaria, Malaria, No. 2005.1105: Strategic Orientation Paper on Prevention and Control of Malaria  
Author: World Health Organization
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Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; World Health Organization, Hiv, Aids, Tuberculosis, And Malaria, Malaria, No. 2005.1105. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Acknowledgements vii The development of this document has been coordinated by the Malaria Operations Support and Capacity Development (MCO) team, with inputs from other teams of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Department. The contents of this module have been compiled by Dr Maru Aregawi, with invaluable contributions from Dr A. Bosman, Dr K. Cham, Dr C. Delacollette, De K. Mendis, Dr A. Shapira, Dr P. Olumese, Dr A. Rietveld, Dr W. Were, Dr J. Williams, and Dr S. Fall from AFRO. The document has been field-tested in various NPO induction workshops and will continue to be updated to incorporate new developments, inputs and useful suggestions from the field. We would greatly appreciate feedback from all readers addressed to: aregawim@who.int.

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Contents iii Acronyms and abbreviations ..................................................................................... iv Foreword ...................................................................................................................... v Provisional schedule .................................................................................................. vi Acknowledgements .................................................................................................. vii Introduction ............................................................................................................1 UNIT 1. Preventive intervention strategies .............................................................. 3 1.1 Approaches for scaling up insecticide-treated nets .......................................... 3 1.2 Other vector control options ............................................................................... 5 1.3 Malaria during pregnancy ................................................................................... 8 UNIT 2. Access to prompt and effective treatment ...............................................15 2.1 Malaria diagnosis ..............................................................................................15 2.2 Drug resistance and process for drug policy changes ....................................18 2.3 Scaling up effective treatment (home management of malaria) ...................19 UNIT 3. Prevention and control of malaria epidemics in complex emergencies ...23 3.1 Estimating the population at risk for malaria epidemics ................................23 3.2 Long-range forecasting, early warning and early detection systems .............23 3.3 Case management and the effective use of drugs in epidemics ................... 24 3.4 Vector control in epidemics ..............................................................................25 3.5 Monitoring and improving preparedness plans ..............................................26 UNIT 4. Monitoring and evaluation ........................................................................ 27 4.1 Monitoring and evaluation of health programmes.......................................... 27 4.2 Key malaria targets/goals and regional differences .......................................28 4.3 Measurement topics (mortality, morbidity, coverage) .....................................30 4.4 Measurement tools ........................................................................................... 31 4.5 Routine health information systems and other systems ................................32 Annex 1: The Millennium Development Goals .....................................................34 Annex 2: 10 things you need to know about DDT use .........................................36 Annex 3: WHO position on prevention and control of HIV/malaria co-infection ...38 Annex 4: A note on stratification ...........................................................................40 Annex 5: Combinations of antimalarial drugs and their applications ................45 Annex 6: Exercises and answers ............................................................................ 51

 

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