The Amazon Malaria Initiative (AMI) is an association of technical assistance organizations and Latin American and Caribbean countries, financed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that supports the control and eventual elimination of malaria in the region. Since 2002, several projects implemented by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) have been part of … Read more
O presente relatório objetiva descrever as ações desenvolvidas no município de Itaituba, sudoeste do estado do Pará, que buscam promover o acesso ao diagnóstico e ao uso de medicamentos em áreas de garimpo. Disclaimer: These documents have been finalized in collaboration with country partners and have not been reviewed by SIAPS Program editorial staff
This bulletin is developed through a collaborative effort between the National Malaria Control Programs of the Region of the Americas, PAHO/WHO and SIAPS/USAID to facilitate sharing of information between countries in the Americas. The objectives of the bulletin are to increase awareness of stocks of antimalarial medicine, generate stock out alerts and promote exchanges and … Read more
En 2001 el Perú fue el primer país en las Américas que adoptó la Terapia de Combinación con Artemisininas (TCA) como tratamiento de primera línea para malaria no complicada por P. falciparum, estableciendo el uso de dos esquemas: Artesunato + Sulfadoxina/pirimetamina (para la Costa Norte) y Artesunato + Mefloquina (para la Amazonía). En los últimos … Read more
La Iniciativa para el Control de la Malaria en la Cuenca del Amazonas (AMI por sus siglas en inglés), apoyada por la Agencia de Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID), ha prestado a través de varios socios asistencia técnica para el control de la malaria en los países que comparten la cuenca del Amazonas, … Read more
This report briefly describes the major activities that SIAPS carried out at the global level as well as in Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, and South Sudan between July and September 2013.
It is important to build an evidence-based approach to justify the launch of new interventions and to evaluate their impact. The Amazon Malaria Initiative is advocating a systematic implementation of locally appropriate interventions and documentation of results. The Suriname Ministry of Health (MOH) commissioned a knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) study of malaria diagnosis and … Read more
This report briefly describes the major SIAPS country activities in Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali, and South Sudan as well regional activities for Latin America between April and June 2014.
The Department of Chocó has Colombia’s second-highest malaria burden. Malaria control is particularly difficult in this department as a result of its widely dispersed population, difficult geographical access, and frequent problems involving law and order. A study conducted in Chocó by the Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program in 2012 revealed … Read more