World Malaria Day 2014 –The PMI/USAID Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-Malaria) project co-organized Malaria Day events targeted villages in Thailand and Cambodia during April and May 2014, and in Burma during June 2014. In Thailand, Malaria Day event is a locally driven activity where PMI/USAID CAP-M project together with local implementing partners organized Malaria-focused activities in selected villages throughout the month of April. These commemorative Malaria Day events serve to promote awareness among local officials and remind residents of the existing malaria risks in the local communities in a friendly atmosphere. The activitiesaim to mobilize community to participate...
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BCC material is extremely important to reinforce malaria messages among high risk population after getting face to face education. In another word, it is useful for raising malaria awareness of people who stay at the remote areas where there is a limited accessing to mass media. The pictures show the interest of people who were reading the malaria pamphlets for better understanding on malaria, October 2013,Banplaeng Moo 6 Nongtakong sub-district Pongnamron district Chanthaburi. See more activities photos on CAP-Malaria facebook page
The Cambodian National Malaria Control Program, Provincial-Districts teams, and stakeholders organized a workshop, November 07, 2013, in Ratanakiri province drafting a comprehensive annual operational plan (AOP-2014). 33 participants from National Malaria Control Program and Provincial Health Departments, operational districts,hospital andselected health centers of Ratanakiri, Mondulkiri and SteungTrengwere invited and actively participated in the workshop. In addition, NGOs partners were invited to take part in the workshop, too. It was quite worthwhile and a lot of inputs from all participants and related stakeholders. See more activities photos on CAP-Malaria facebook page
CAP-Malaria conducted LLINs distribution in Moe Kyauk Kyi Twin Village,Toungup (TaungGoke) Township,Rakhine State on September, 2013. While distributing the LLINs to the targeted population, malaria health education session was performed, that allowed them to understand the key malaria messages, particularly about proper use of the LLIN. In addition, BCC materials were also distributed including the leaflet promoting the LLIN use message. See more activities photos on CAP-Malaria facebook page
The Cambodian National Malaria Control Program, Provincial-Districts teams, and stakeholders organized a workshop, October 9, 2013, in Siem Reap province to draft a comprehensive annual operational plan (AOP-2014). 30 participants from health centers, hospitals, operational districts, provincial health departments of Siem Reap, BanteayMeanchey & OddarMeancheywere invited and actively participated in the workshop. It was quite constructive and a lot of inputs from all participants and related stakeholders. See more activities photo on CAP-Malaria facebook page:
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