Amani Girls Home in collaboration with T-MARC Tanzania implement a 24-month intervention namely “Badilisha Tabia, Tokomeza Malaria.” In line with the Malaria National Strategic Plan 2014-2020. The goal of this project is to contribute to reducing the country’s malaria prevalence from 7.3% in 2017 to < 1%in 2020 by:
- Promoting of consistent use of long-lasting insecticide nets (ITNs), net care, and repair as well as addressing misconceptions around ITNs in the community.
- Promoting of preventive health seeking behaviours and practice of effective vector control for malaria among pregnant women, lactating mothers and caretakers of children <5.
- Creating and sustaining demand for malaria testing and treatment for all suspect malaria patients in public and private settings.
- Improving health care workers’ case management and adherence to national guidelines regarding malaria case management based on test results.
Under this project AGH implement related activities in Bariadi DC, Bariadi TC and Busega DC.