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Table 4 Measures of CMD utilization and performance in delivering ACTs (source: CMD registers)

From: Feasibility and acceptability of ACT for the community case management of malaria in urban settings in five African sites

  Kumasi Bolgatanga Jimma Lilongwe Ouagadougou Total
Number of CMDs 35 28 92 8 36 199
Total number of febrile children seen by CMDs (average per CMD) 955 (27) 1,363 (49) 2,634 (29) 2,131(266) 1,918 (53) 9,001 (45)
Duration of Intervention Phase
Ave. no. febrile children seen per month
Ave. no. febrile children seen per CMD per month
12 months
80
2.3
12 months
114
4
24 months
110
1.2
  15 months
128
3.5
 
Number of children treated with ACTs
- N (%) within 24 hrs
- N (%) treated with the correct dose
905 (94.8)**
577 (63.76)
890 (98.3)
909 (66.7)*
278 (31%)
888 (97.7)
1,211 (46)*
784 (64.6%)
1,206 (99.6)
2,131 (100)**
Not available
2,131 (100)
1,818 (95%)**
Not available
1,818 (100)
6,974
1639 (54.2)
6933 (99.4)
  1. * Treatment based on RDT result
  2. ** Treatment based on presumptive diagnosis.