HRP-based RDT gives a satisfactory proxy to estimate and monitor malaria endemicity, but the low specificity, far below the selection criteria of the NMCP, DRC is problematic for use in a clinical setting.
rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs)
Formative research was an important first step, and it was valuable to engage stakeholders early in the process.
Health care providers and residents generally reported consistent use of malaria preventive measures.
This study showed an increase of malaria prevalence despite the implementation of the use of ACT and CHW strategies.