Goal:
The overall goal of Defeat Malaria is to reduce the malaria burden and control artemisinin-resistant malaria in the target areas and contribute to the long-term national goal of eliminating malaria in Myanmar.

Objective:
Objective 1: Achieve and maintain universal coverage of at-risk populations with proven vector control and case management interventions, while promoting the testing of new tools and approaches.
Objective 2: Strengthen the malaria surveillance system to comprehensively monitor progress and inform the deployment and targeting of appropriate responses and strategies.
Objective 3: Enhance technical and operational capacity of the NMCP and other health service providers at all levels of service provision.
Objective 4: Promote the involvement of communities, private healthcare providers, private companies and state-owned enterprises in malaria control and elimination initiatives.

Implementing Areas:
Rathedaung, Buthidaung and Maungdaw Townships

Funded By
USAID

Approach
Community Based

Project Duration
5 years (15th August 2016 – 14th August 2021)
Activities -Advocacy Meeting at Township level
-Village Malaria Worker Training
-Volunteer Supervision Visit
-Malaria Case management and Diagnosis
-Joint Supervision visit with BHS/VBDC
-DOTs Supervision
-LLIN Distribution
-LLIN Monitoring
-RHC Quarterly Coordination Meeting
-Emergency Referral Support (Malaria)