Innovations for dengue control in CambodiaPublished: Jul 1, 2016
In March 2016 Malaria Consortium Advocacy Manager Alex Hulme visited Cambodia to collect a case study of our "integrated vector management for dengue control in Cambodia" project. Whilst there, he spoke with community health volunteers, members of the community affected by dengue and representatives from the National Dengue Control Programme. He also took some photos of the project in action: here is the resulting photo story that explains the project further.

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SMC symposium held in LondonPublished: Jul 1, 2016
On 9th June, Malaria Consortium ran a symposium in London entitled Transforming the malaria landscape in the Sahel: Seasonal malaria chemoprevention.

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Radio to raise awareness about SMC campaign in NigeriaPublished: Jun 29, 2016
In 2015, the ACCESS-SMC project pioneered SMC delivery at scale, providing lifesaving preventive malaria treatment to 3.2 million children under five in seven countries across the Sahel. 

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Ensuring quality data from the 2016 SMC campaign by strengthening training strategiesPublished: Jun 29, 2016
In preparation for the 2016 SMC distribution, training strategies have been reviewed in CRS supported countries: Mali, Guinea, The Gambia and Niger. As part of this review, countries worked to adapt the 2016 SMC Field Guide, developed by Malaria Consortium to provide guidance for SMC training and service delivery, to their local contexts. Countries also collaborated with Speak Up Africa to adapt SBCC tools, revise routine data collection tools and add digital data collection processes, all with a critical focus on data quality assurance and achieving 100% coverage of eligible beneficiaries. 

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Success treating severe malaria in NigeriaPublished: Jun 15, 2016
Abuja, Nigeria – “Mortality rates in those states where we ran our severe malaria project fell from 25 to just one percent. These results are, in part, due to the project and show that the use of injectable artesunate for severe malaria works.” 

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