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Malaria Control Program (GFATM)

  • Insecticide-treated mosquito net distributed among the poor families in Rangunia to prevent Malaria
  • orientation
  • Rally on Malaria Day at Rangunia
  • Street campaign on Malaria
  • Advocacy workshop in Rangunia
  • State Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud Launched Telemedicine Conference at Rangunia
  • Orientation program for village doctors in Rangunia

Global fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) in Bangladesh (Malaria Control Program).

Donor: Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) in Bangladesh.

Duration of the Project: From May 01, 2008 and remain valid till June 30, 2012 .

Goal of the Project:

To reduce 60% burden of Malaria in 10.9 million populations in 13 high endemic districts of Bangladesh by the year 2015

Objective of the Project:

  • To provide quality diagnosis and effective treatment to 90% of the malaria cases in 13 high endemic districts
  • To promote use of ITN / LLINs in 80% -  90% of the households in 13  high endemic districts and selective IRS for containment of outbreaks
  • Strengthen programme management capacity and coordination and partnership in malaria control.

Location:

Rangunia Upazila Under Chittagong District.

Target Groups:

Total Population of high endemic area especially pregnant women & under 5 Children.

No. of Beneficiaries:

Male Female Girl Child Pregnant women
97776 105775 47598 26365 6153

Major Activities:
 

    • Health Worker Provide education through forums and households visit.
    • Health Worker treatment to uncomplicated patients and they also ensures drug intake.
    • Health Worker referred to higher facilities if needed.
    • Health Worker Follow up malaria patients.
    • Diagnosis using RDT and Laboratory.
    • Prompt effective malarial treatment.
    • LLIN (Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Net) distribution.
    • ITN (Insecticide Treated Nets).
    • Vector control (other than ITNs)-IRS.
    • BCC: Community level and Mass media.
    • Organize Advocacy Workshop.
    • Organize popular theatre and Folk song.
    • Monitoring drug and insecticide resistance.
    • Coordination and partnership development.

 Achievements:

SL

Particulars

July’09 to June’10

Up to June’10

01

Number of blood slides taken

1528

4044

02

Number Microscopy positive

14

106

03

Number of RDT Taken

952

1512

04

Number of RDT positive

237

302

05

Total Number of Test (Microscopy + RDT)

2480

5556

06

Total Number of Positive (Microscopy + RDT)

251

408

07

Number of LLIN’s distribution

16,000

39,599

08

Number of bed nets treated (ITN)

8,000

21,015

09

Number bed nets Re-treated (ITN)

7,245

9,245

10

Number of  advocacy Workshop

01

04

11

Orientation session on BCC

04

22

12

Number of  Popular theatre

02

10

13

Number of  Folk Song

02

09

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