Study on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of malaria and malaria treatment in the small-scale gold mining sector in Suriname

This report presents the results of a knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) study of malaria treatment in a small-scale gold mining sector in Suriname. The KAP study was commissioned by the Government of Suriname/Global Fund “Searching for Gold, Finding Malaria” program in collaboration with USAID-funded SIAPS and PAHO. The goal of the study was to document malaria treatment–seeking behaviors and provide a better understanding of current knowledge, attitudes and practices in mining areas with regard to malaria testing and the use of malaria medication.

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