Rapid Assessment of the Burden of Malaria during Pregnancy: A Toolkit
This toolkit is a CD-ROM based resource designed to help countries obtain the information they need to assess the burden of malaria during pregnancy; develop a policy or program; assess program implementation; and evaluate impact.
- Sub-categories Malaria
- Latest update 2009
- Version None
- Developed by CDC
- When to use This toolkit is a CD-ROM based resource designed to help countries obtain the information they need to assess the burden of malaria during pregnancy; develop a policy or program; assess program implementation; and evaluate impact.
- Languages English
- Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
- Form CD-ROM
- Amount of training / TA required None
- Inputs & outputs Output: Use of the toolkit can provide information to advocate for policy change, for baseline data, to increase knowledge of issues regarding malaria during pregnancy, and to improve usersâ€™ ability to conduct operational research.
- Advantages The Rapid Assessment Toolkit provides most of the materials needed to conduct a rapid assessment on a CD-ROM: â€¢general guidance about planning and conducting a rapid assessment (including where to locate existing data) â€¢sample assessment instruments, both quantitative and qualitative, which can and should be adapted to local circumstances â€¢specific information about how to use each tool â€¢guidance about the use of the information obtained Other resourcesâ€”including relevant guidelines, sample PowerPoint presentations for training sessions, Word files of the instruments, and data analysis software (Epi Info)â€”are also on the CD-ROM.
- Limitations Focuses on assessment in health facilities.
- Availability The toolkit is being distributed to public health professionals working in malaria-endemic countries and non-governmental organizations working in the region. The CD-ROM can be ordered by sending an e-mail to the CDC.
- Remarks For more information or to order the CD-ROM contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submission date 2010-07-02 18:49:29