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ACT Consortium: Free resources to develop malaria diagnosis and treatment interventions

May 6, 2016 - 06:32 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

 

ACT Consortium launches free resources for malaria community 
 

On World Malaria Day, ACT Consortium researchers launched five resources to help guide those working in malaria endemic countries.

If you wish to adapt these resources to your intervention and its context, or design your own tools, this overview document explains aspects of our design process for you to consider:

Malaria diagnosis and treatment: a Starter Kit to develop interventions in endemic countries

Starter Kit content:

The multidisciplinary teams developed, piloted, delivered and evaluated training resources in different countries and contexts, including eight randomised trials, to help convey the need for appropriate diagnosis and treatment amongst both health workers and patients.

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The Starter Kit was launched during a World Malaria Day event at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. You can watch the event recording or check individual presentations below:


Further information

For any questions or comments, or if you wish to receive hard copies of the Starter Kit, please contact debora.miranda@lshtm.ac.uk