Innovate to eliminate: community-focused malaria interventions in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic
How do you design a malaria elimination programme for hard-to-reach communities who already have difficulty accessing health care? This is the question confronting malaria workers across the Greater Mekong subregion.
Community health workers can help to fill the gap in malaria prevention for pregnant women
Through this programme, trained CHWs go door-to-door, encouraging pregnant women to attend their antenatal care appointments at the closest health centre, where staff not only monitor the health of the mother and fetus but can also deliver the first dose of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, a medicine given after the first trimester to prevent malaria in pregnancy.
The impact of community-delivered models of malaria control and elimination: a systematic review
Community-delivered models have been widely used to reduce the burden of malaria. This review aimed to explore different community-delivered models and their relative effectiveness in terms of coverage and malaria-metric outcomes in order to inform the design and implementation of Community Health Worker (CHW) programmes for malaria controla dn elimination.
Strengthening community-based malaria preventiona nd surveillance interventions
Reducing malaria morbidity and severity in Ethiopia
Community involvement in malaria control and prevention
Malaria control during mass population movements and natural disasters