Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Prospectus on Malaria Elimination

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.

Policy

  • 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.malariaeliminationgroup.org/sites/default/files/fileuploads/AProspectusonMalariaElimination.pdf Chinese version: http://www.malariaeliminationgroup.org/sites/default/files/fileuploads/Chinese_A_Prospectus_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf French version: http://www.malariaeliminationgroup.org/sites/default/files/fileuploads/French_A_Prospectus_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf Portuguese version: http://www.malariaeliminationgroup.org/sites/default/files/fileuploads/Portuguese_A_Prospectus_on_Malaria_Elimination.pdf Spanish version: http://www.malariaeliminationgroup.org/sites/default/files/Perspectivas-sobre-la-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 12:02:32