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Zambia: Progress and Challenges towards SUFI

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Zambia: Progress and Challenges towards SUFI

Malaria incidence per 1,000 population by province, 2006

Malaria interventions coverage

Indicator 2000 2001-2002 2004 2006
Percentage of households with at least one mosquito net of any type - 27% - 50%
Household availability of at least one insecticide-treated net - 14% 27% 44%
Percentage of children under five years of age sleeping under any type of mosquito net 6% 16% - 27%
Percentage of children under five years of age sleeping under an insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) 1% 7% 7% 23%
Percentage of pregnant women aged 15-49 years sleeping under an ITN - 8% 12% 24%
Percentage children under five years of age with fever receiving any anti-malarial medicines - 52% - 58%
Percentage children under five years of age with fever receiving any anti-malarial medicines promptly (within 24 hours) - 37% - 37%
Children with fever receiving any anti-malarial medicines 58% 52% - 58%
Percentage of women who received IPT (treatment with at least 2 doses of SP/Fansidar) during pregnancy - - 54% 61%

Source: MICS 1999; DHS 2001-2002; National DHS 2004; MIS 2006

I. Epidemiological background
II. Current Policy and Strategy
III. Primary interventions
IV. Challenges and Priority support needs (2008 - 2010)
V. Key RBM Partners in Zambia

For questions, contact Ms Nadia LasriRBM Partnership facilitation
Dr James BandaRBM Partnership facilitation Coordinator
Dr Elisabeth ChizemaNational Malaria Control Programme Manager

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