J972N Goodbye Malaria

Mozambique, Africa

The Situation

Malaria prevalence in Mozambique reaches up to 55% in some areas. It is still the major cause of morbidity and mortality in Mozambique and accounts for 44% of all outpatient consultations and 29% of hospital deaths.

(Demographic and Health Survey, Mozambique 2011) 

The Objectives

  1. Focus on eliminating malaria deaths and hospital stays from the Maputo province in Mozambique as a part of a wider cross-border initiative between South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique.
  2. Eliminate malaria cases from the target areas, this will be achieved with a >93% spray coverage of the worst affected communities. 

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