Community-Based Malaria Intervention on the Angola-Namibia Border Showed Impact on Child Health According to Recent Evaluation
A study released on June 4th showed that the Trans Kunene Malaria Initiative (TKMI) reduced the odds of child fever by 54 percent.
The article, authored by Aayush Khadka et al., examined the impact of the TKMI intervention, which included bet net distribution and house to house malaria education and behavior change communication, between May 2014 and July 2016.
The authors concluded that the effectiveness of community-based malaria programmes "strongly depends on concurrent efforts made in neighbouring areas" -- making the case for cross border malaria work as championed by the Isdell:Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative.
Read the full article here.