Ntcheu, Malawi 33-month post-distribution check-up will start on 13 Oct 14

Monitoring net use and condition is an important element in optimising the protection of a population at risk from malaria.

This will be the fourth post-distribution check-up (PDCU) of net use and net condition in Ntcheu, Malawi following the June 2012 net distribution that achieved district-wide universal coverage of the population of some 550,000 people.

9,500 households, representing approximately 7% of those that received nets 33 months ago, will be randomly selected and visited unannounced.

The results will assist the District Health Officer (DHO) and National Malaria Control Programme’s (NMCP) decision as to when a re-coverage campaign should be conducted in Ntcheu so the people of Ntcheu remain protected.

http://blog.againstmalaria.com/post/2014/10/01/Ntcheu-Malawi-33-month-post-distribution-check-up-will-start-on-13-Oct-14.aspx

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