World Malaria Day 2014 – Thailand

CAP-Malaria Thailand

World Malaria Day 2014 –The PMI/USAID Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-Malaria) project co-organized Malaria Day events targeted villages in Thailand and Cambodia during April and May 2014, and in Burma during June 2014.

In Thailand, Malaria Day event is a locally driven activity where PMI/USAID CAP-M project together with local implementing partners organized Malaria-focused activities in selected villages throughout the month of April. 

These commemorative Malaria Day events serve to promote awareness among local officials and remind residents of the existing malaria risks in the local communities in a friendly atmosphere.  The activitiesaim to mobilize community to participate in malaria control and prevention efforts within their own household through positive behaviors and within their communities by helping to promote awareness to their neighbors.

Malaria screening and distribution of LLINs are conducted to increase intervention coverage.  To engage communities, implementing partners organized many BCC and health communication activities during the World Malaria Day events. Promotional T-shirts and banners with malaria messages emphasizing positive behaviors in malaria prevention and awareness of malaria risk behavior are emphasized throughout all the activities. Malaria-edutainment activities are organized to engage participation from the community members.

In Ban Pakkard and Ban Laem, Chanthaburi, A Malaria Film Festival was set up to the delight of local children who spend hours in the make-shift “CAP-M” movie theater.  Photo booth service offered free portraits with malaria BCC message caption for participants for keepsakes.

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World Malaria Day 2014 –The PMI/USAID Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-Malaria) project co-organized Malaria Day events targeted villages in Thailand and Cambodia during April and May 2014, and in Burma during June 2014.

 

In Thailand, Malaria Day event is a locally driven activity where PMI/USAID CAP-M project together with local implementing partners organized Malaria-focused activities in selected villages throughout the month of April. 

 

These commemorative Malaria Day events serve to promote awareness among local officials and remind residents of the existing malaria risks in the local communities in a friendly atmosphere.  The activitiesaim to mobilize community to participate in malaria control and prevention efforts within their own household through positive behaviors and within their communities by helping to promote awareness to their neighbors.

 

Malaria screening and distribution of LLINs are conducted to increase intervention coverage.  To engage communities, implementing partners organized many BCC and health communication activities during the World Malaria Day events. Promotional T-shirts and banners with malaria messages emphasizing positive behaviors in malaria prevention and awareness of malaria risk behavior are emphasized throughout all the activities. Malaria-edutainment activities are organized to engage participation from the community members.

 

In Ban Pakkard and Ban Laem, Chanthaburi, A Malaria Film Festival was set up to the delight of local children who spend hours in the make-shift “CAP-M” movie theater.  Photo booth service offered free portraits with malaria BCC message caption for participants for keepsakes.

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