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PSM Area - Policy
Tool name Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Prospectus on Malaria Elimination
Sub-categories Malaria
Commodities Diagnostics, Medicines
Latest update 09 Oct. 2012
Version None
Developed by Malaria Elimination Group
When to use When countries are thinking through their decisions on whether, when, and how to eliminate malaria. It is not prescriptive, but does outline a strategic vision and serves to inform the decision-making process by providing a range of considerations that a country must evaluate in context before, during, and after the elimination decision.
Languages Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Level of use Central, District, Regional
Form PDF document, 5 MB
Amount of training / ta required No specific skills, except a basic knowledge of malaria epidemiology and of the impact of malaria interventions
Inputs & Outputs Output: National strategic plan for eliminating malaria
Cost Free
Advantages Although primarily directed at the programs who have embarked on malaria elimination (either nationally or sub-nationally), this guide will also be useful to countries currently engaged in sustained malaria control with a view on elimination.
Limitations None
Availability English version: http://www.malariaeliminatio...ectusonMalariaElimination.pdf
Chinese version: http://www.malariaeliminatio...us_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf
French version: http://www.malariaeliminatio...us_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf
Portuguese version: http://www.malariaeliminatio...us_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf
Spanish version: http://www.malariaeliminatio...eliminacion-de-la-malaria.pdf
Remarks Hard copies can be ordered from the Malaria Elimination Group (MEG). Contact: Allison Philips
Contact PhillipsAA@globalhealth.ucsf.edu
Submission date 2012-10-10
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