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Training manuals: Use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and rapid diagnostic tests for home-based management of fever in Uganda

Resource to train community health workers on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests and fever management.


Policy brief for Afghanistan study

Community Case Management of Malaria in Afghanistan


Policy brief and posters for community management project in Uganda

Use of rapid diagnostic tests to improve malaria treatment in the community in Uganda


Manuels de formation : utilisation des combinaisons thérapeutiques à base d'artémisinine et des tests de dépistage rapide pour la prise en charge à domicile de la fièvre en Ouganda

Ressource pour former les personnels de santé communautaires à l'utilisation des tests de dépistage rapide du paludisme et à la prise en charge de la fièvre.


Manuais de formação: Utilização de terapias combinadas à base de artemisina e de testes de diagnóstico rápido para a gestão domiciliária da febre no Uganda

Recurso para ministrar formação aos funcionários dos serviços de saúde comunitário sobre a utilização de testes de diagnóstico rápido para a malária e sobre a gestão dos estados febris.


Projects

Use of rapid diagnostic tests to improve malaria treatment in the community in Uganda

[Project summary in Français / Português]

Scientific


Strategies for expanding access to quality malaria diagnosis in south-central Asia where malaria incidence is low

[Project summary in Français / Português]

Scientific


News

Treatments in remote areas urgent to meet Millennium Development Goals

Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) is a strategy that enables those living beyond the reach of health facilities to access lifesaving treatments. It should be a national priority


The future of community case management of malaria

Motivating volunteers and strengthening support to health systems are critical if community interventions are to become the solution to improving access to primary health care, according


Malaria rapid diagnostic tests and research consortia: Day 2 at ECTMIH 2015

The role of community health workers in malaria diagnosis, the cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests and the contribution of research consortia to malaria policy were ACT Consortium