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Community-based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, northern Ethiopia

Community-based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, northern Ethiopia

a review of programme set-up, activities, outcomes and impact

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMalaria Control Dept, Regional Health Bureau, Tigray [and] WHO Roll Back Malaria.
ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Roll Back Malaria., Tigray Kifle Hager (Ethiopia). Malaria Control Department.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18426869M

The apparent suppression of major malaria epidemics within the last decade is unprecedented in recent history, providing a hopeful sign that the nationally scaled up standard Roll Back Malaria interventions are having a favorable impact on malaria control and prevention in Ethiopia. Read the Ethiopia PMI Country Profile to learn more. Community participation in malaria control in Tigray region Ethiopia: Acta Tropica: Barriers to prompt effective treatment of malaria in northern Sri Lanka: Tropical Medicine and International Health Tanzania and its impact on the design of a community-based malaria control programme: Social Science & Medicine.

NATIONAL MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAMME 5 The National Malaria Control Programme wishes to express its gratitude to the following persons and institutions for their support during the year under review: ADDRO. All health workers, public and private, who are working tirelessly to help control malaria in the country. President’s Malaria Initiative support to malaria prevention and control in Ethiopia began in FY with an initial focus on Oromia Regional State, the largest of Ethiopia’s nine regional states, covering a third of the country. PMI has contributed between $20 and $43 million annual-ly to malaria control efforts during the last four years.

  Globally malaria remains one of the most severe public health problems resulting in massive morbidity particularly in developing countries. Ethiopia as one of the sub-Saharan country it is highly endemic to malaria. It was noted that early detection and prompt treatment of malaria cases, selective vector control and epidemic prevention and control are the major Cited by: 1.   Notes from the Field: The Importance of Health Extension Workers in Diagnosing and Treating Malaria in Ethiopia July 3, By Luwei Pearson Leave a Comment Since , nea health extension workers (HEWs) in Ethiopia have been trained and supported to provide integrated community based case management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumonia Author: Luwei Pearson.


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Community-based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, northern Ethiopia Download PDF EPUB FB2

The study took place in Tigray regional state, northern Ethiopia. Tigray is divided into 47 woredas (districts) which are grouped into six zones.

Tigray has approximately million inhabitants, most of them (%) living in rural areas. The dominating religion Cited by: Tigray, the northernmost state of Ethiopia, has a population of million, 86% rural, and 56% living in malarious areas. In a Community-Based Malaria Control Programme was established to provide region-wide and sustained access to early diagnosis and treatment of malaria at the village level.

volunteer community health workers (CHWs) serve Cited by: 1. Author(s): Ethiopia. Regional Health Bureau. Malaria Control Department; Global Partnership to Roll Back Malaria.

Title(s): The community-based malaria control programme in Tigray, northern Ethiopia: a review of programme set-up, activities, outcomes and impact/ Malaria Control Department, Regional Health Bureau, Tigray, Ethiopia [and] Technical Support and Capacity.

Lead Author, “The Community-Based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. A Review of Programme Set-Up, Activities, Outcomes and. The 24 tabias with the highest morbidity rates were selected based on the annual malaria morbidity reports from the zonal office of the Tigray Community-Based Malaria Control Programme (TCBMCP).

Mapping was done in the 24 tabias in June,as well as a household census including a maternity history to calculate under-5 by:   The Community-Based malaria Control Program in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: A Review of Program Setup, Activities, Outcomes and Impact, World Health Organization, 7.

FMOH & UNICEF. During the civil war the only health services available in the Tigray area were community-based primary health care initiated by the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), 13, 14 This programme was strengthened after the end of the civil war, becoming a community-based malaria control programme with volunteers mainly recruited from among Cited by: World Health Organization/Malaria Control Department, Regional Health Bureau, Tigray, Ethiopia The Community-Based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, northern Ethiopia 3.

Description of the community-based malaria control programme The Tigray Region is divided into four administrative zones (provinces), 81 weredas (districts), tabias (localities of villages), and kushets (villages).

Sixty (74%) of the 81 districts and (61%) of the tabias have CHWs trained for malaria work. Cited by: The community Based Malaria Control Program in Tigray, Northern, Ethiopia.

The Review of Program Set-up, Activities, Outcomes and Impact. Parassitologia, 42()Cited by: 1. The community-based malaria control programme in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia (archived) The use of artemisinin and its derivatives as anti-malarial drugs.

Consultation report (archived) Vector control for malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases: report of a WHO study group (archived). The development of irrigation schemes by dam construction has led to an increased risk of malaria in Tigray, Ethiopia.

We carried out a pilot study near a microdam to assess whether environmental management could reduce malaria transmission by Anopheles arabiensis, the main vector in study took place in Deba village, close to a dam; Maisheru village, Cited by: of three malaria treatment strategies in rural Tigray, Ethiopia where both Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax co-dominate.

Cost Eff Resour AllocIII. Lemma H, Löfgren C, San Sebastian M: Adherence to a six-dose regi-men of artemether-lumefantrine among uncomplicated Plasmo - dium falciparum patients in the Tigray Region Cited by: 2. Malaria remains a very important public health problem in Ethiopia. Currently, only Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax are considered in the malaria diagnostic and treatment policies.

However, the existence and prevalence of Plasmodium ovale spp. and Plasmodium malariae in Ethiopia have not been extensively investigated. Lead Author, “The Community-Based Malaria Control Programme in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. A Review of Programme Set-Up, Activities, Outcomes and Impact.” Parassitologia.

Lead Author, “Incidence of malaria among children living near dams in northern Ethiopia: community based incidence survey.” British Medical Journal. malaria morbidity, towards the long-term goal of elimination. Ethiopia was selected as a PMI focus country in fiscal year (FY) This FY Malaria Operational Plan presents a detailed implementation plan for Ethiopia, based on the strategies of PMI and the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP).

It was developed in. Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice about malaria and ITNs utilization among pregnant women in Shashogo District, Southern Ethiopia.

Setting: Tigray region in northern Ethiopia at altitudes of to m. Subjects: About children under 10 years living in villages within 3 km of. Community-based integrated malaria control programmes were initiated in two contrasting settings.

First, a sensitization, mobilization and training collaboration was initiated between the Department of Zoology, University of Nairobi, the Rusinga Island Child and Family Programme of the Christian Children's Fund, and a marginalized rural community on Rusinga Cited by: A Review of Programme Set-Up, Activities, Outcomes and Impact.” Parassitologia.

Lead Author, “Incidence of malaria among children living near dams in northern Ethiopia: community based incidence survey.” British Medical Journal.

Lead Author, “Community-Based Malaria Control in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.” Parassitologia. available in the Tigray area were community-based primary health care initiated by the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF)–14 This programme was strengthened after the end of the civil war, becoming a community-based malaria control programme with volunteers mainly recruited from among former TPLF.

Reservoirs created by damming rivers are often believed to increase malaria incidence risk and/or stretch the period of malaria transmission. In this paper, we report the effects of a mega hydropower dam on P. falciparum malaria incidence in Ethiopia.

A longitudinal cohort study was conducted over a period of 2 years to determine Plasmodium falciparum malaria Cited by: 3 Malaria in Ethiopia Aynalem Adugna • At least 60% of children affected by malaria should have access to rapid, adequate and affordable treatment, • At least 60% of those at risk, especially pregnant women and children under five, should benefit from the most appropriate combinations of personal and communal protection, including insecticide File Size: KB.