Eritrea: Improving Malaria
activities for strengthening data collection, analysis, mapping,
operational research and vector control, provided in collaboration with
the World Bank, are contributing to the governmentís integrated
approach to malaria prevention and control.
Malawi: Improving Surveillance of
were carried out to develop data management, analysis, and mapping
capabilities in the Community Health Services Unit of the Ministry of
Health, which has responsibility for the national malaria control
Mozambique: Using Geographic Information
Systems to Improve Surveillance of Infectious Diseases
A project aimed at
developing capabilities in data management, analysis, and mapping within
the Department of Health Services in the Ministry of Health has focused
so far on training personnel in basic surveillance techniques, gathering
and organizing data, defining data collection protocols and database
structures, and investigating patterns of malaria occurrence in the
capital city, Maputo.
Operations Research in Malaria
assistance of a working group of technical experts on malaria, EHP has
developed an operations research agenda and proposed indicators of
success to examine the potential for community-based malaria vector
management for prevention of malaria in developing countries,
particularly in urban areas.
Planning, Research, and Outreach
for Surveillance Activities
EHP is developing
approaches for cross-sectoral surveillance (i.e., the integrated
analysis of environmental, epidemiological, demographic, and other data
to improve programs for the prevention of malaria and other
environmentally related diseases); activities include establishment of a
technical working group, preparation of a concept paper, development of
partnerships with other organizations, and sharing of lessons learned.
Malaria Vaccine Development
a technical advisor for USAIDís Malaria Vaccine Development Program
and ongoing administrative,
procurement, and logistical support.