The goal of GF NFM Malaria Grant is to contribute to sustained scale-up of Malaria Elimination Interventions for Impact in Nigeria. ARFH was a sub-recipient (SR) to the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) in Kebbi, Niger, Osun and Oyo States.
Vector control – continuous distribution of long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLIN) through antenatal and immunization clinics, Malaria Case management (Health Facility and Community), Special Prevention Intervention – Implementation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPTp) through administration of Sulphadoxine Pyrimethamine (SP) to pregnant women, Product and Supply chain Management (PSCM), Health Management Information System (HMIS) and Program mgt.
- A total of 1,868,191 persons presented with fever at the health facilities across ARFH states. Of these 1,729,170 were tested with either RDT or microscope. 1,321,781 were positive and of these 1,278,878 were treated. The percentage testing rate of those presenting with fever across the states is 92.6% while the treatment rate is 97%.
- ARFH conducted monitoring visits to over 1726 health facilities, strengthening capacity of over 3100 public and private facility record officers.