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  • 1.
    • Scaling-up of National Malaria Control Programs in the Context of the Quick Impact Initiative by 2008
  • 2.
    • Scaling-up of National Malaria Control Programs in the Context of the Quick Impact Initiative by 2008
    • The Secretary General of the United Nations, in his report in Larger Freedom, emphasized that Quick Wins:
      • Would provide a critical support for National Millennium Development Goals Strategies.
      • Would Generate rapid momentum and early success stories that would broaden commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.
  • 3.
    • The initiative will play an important part in connecting immediate and high-impact Quick Wins to long-term national strategies for meeting the MDGs.
      • Implementation of the initiative was endorsed at the 2005 UN World Summit.
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    • Objective of the Quick Impact Initiative
      • Malaria endemic countries to scale-up their malaria control programs to achieve a malaria quick impact by 2008, as part of the MDG – based strategies.
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    • Millennium Development Goal & Target for Malaria
      • Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria –Revised as follows:
      • Reduce malaria morbidity & mortality by 75 % by 2015 from the 2005 baseline level. Consistent with the Goals and Targets that Focus on improving the health of pregnant women and young children.
  • 6.
    • Targets
      • One hundred percent of children under five years of age protected by long-lasting insecticide-treated nets;
      • Eighty percent of people living at risk of malaria are protected by locally appropriate vector control interventions.
        • Long-lasting Insecticidal Nets
        • Indoor residual spraying
        • Environmental management
      • One Hundred percent of children under five years of age treated with effective anti-malarial drugs such as ACT, within one day of onset of illness.
  • 7.
    • Indicators
    • Four indictors selected to measure progress towards the MDG /Malaria goal and targets.
      • Malaria prevalence rate
      • Malaria-related death rates in <5 & other population groups
      • Proportion of children <5 and other population groups using effective preventive measures
      • Proportion of children <5 and other population groups who receive appropriate clinical treatment for malaria .
  • 8.
    • Barriers to Scaling-up Implementation
    • Lack of coordinated input to malaria control
    • Inadequate financial recourses
    • Inadequate national health systems for delivering essential antimalaria commodities and effective interventions.
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    • Performance of Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) in moving national process forward.
    • Delays to complete administrative and financial processes required by funding Agents such as the GFATM
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    • Human Resources constraints and red-tapes for timely procurement of antimalaria drugs, nets and other essential commodities
    • Lack of effective commodity management systems.
    • Lack of detail operational plans for implementation at district and community level
  • 11.
    • Delays in assessment of effectiveness of control interventions and development of appropriate policies.
    • Inadequate community – based services for prevention and treatment.
    • In effective monitoring and evaluation systems