Malaria Control Program (MCP)

Project Facts

Donor/Partner
logo
logo

Project Briefing

BRSP with the financial funding of the Directorate of Malaria Control Program (DoMC) and Indus hospital (TIH) Pakistan is implementing the Malaria Control Program (MCP) in 25 districts of Balochistan since 2016. Malaria Control Program (MCP) is strategically designed to ensure easy access of at-risk populations to malaria preventive and early diagnosis and treatment services through different settings. The early diagnose and treatment services are carried out at public and private health facilities. Apart from government facilities, private health facilities are also targeted for the provision of early diagnosis and treatment services. Following major interventions of MCP.

Objectives

The core objective is to strengthen Malaria Programme Management. The Malaria Control Programme aims to provide prompt and reliable diagnosis followed by immediate treatment. Moreover, it aims at improving treatment in public and private health facilities at the communities’ level.  The project also aims to curtail the spread the local transmission of Malaria. The project aims to achieve a tangible impact on malaria transmission, incidence, and prevalence. The programme works on strengthening disease and entomological surveillance and efficiently gathers data to improve rapid response capability to cope with emergency situations including malaria epidemics.

Activities

  • Provision of diagnostic services through public and private health facilities.
  • Provision of first-line antimalarial treatment at public and private health facilities.
  • Capacity building of healthcare providers (malaria focal persons) of public and private health facilities (microscopy and RDT.)
  • Provision of diagnostic material (microscopes, RDT kits, lab reagents etc.) to malaria testing public and private facilities.
  • Provision of anti-malarial drugs to public and private health facilities.
  • Provision of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) to targeted risk groups (pregnant ladies and children < 5year)
  • Regular monitoring/supervision visits from province to districts.
  • Regular monitoring/supervision from districts to health facilities.
  • Monthly reporting from health facilities.