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Malaria control through community participation is feasible. Malaria elimination not.

Agree
45% (5 votes)
Don't agree
18% (2 votes)
It's not that simple
36% (4 votes)
Total votes: 11
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Submitted by Jim Jackson on
I suggest we drag this one over to the forum, since it will be an interesting topic to discuss with the community

Submitted by Suryakant Sharma on
Yes, I firmly believe that community participation is very very important for effective malaria control. This has been demonstrated in different epidemiological settings in India during implementation of integrated disease vector control project. All interventions such as long lasting insecticidal nets, indoor residual spraying, source reduction, biological control etc will have very limited success without community involvement.

S K Sharma