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Table 2 Progress in implementation of NMCP strategic plan 2006 - 2013

From: Malaria control in South Sudan, 2006–2013: strategies, progress and challenges

Major specific targets for malaria control to be achieved by 2011
Indicator South Sudan household and health survey (2006) [[21]] Malaria indicator survey (2009) [[8]] South Sudan household and health survey (2010) [[22]] Lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS) community based survey (2011) [[18]] 2011/2012 EPI coverage survey [[19]] Target
Vector control  
Proportion of households with at least 1 ITN 11.6% 53.0% 34.2% 40.7%   80%
Proportion of children under 5 years who sleep under ITN 27.6% 25.0%   31.2% 40.7% 60%
Proportion of structures protected through IRS   2.1%     80%
Case management  
Proportion of children under 5 years of age with fever who received antimalarial treatment according to the national treatment guidelines within 24 hours of fever onset 2.6% 11.0%   15.6% 39.6% 60%
Malaria in pregnancy  
Proportion of pregnant women sleeping under ITN   39.0%   29.4% 38.2% 60%
Proportion of pregnant women attending ANC who received at least 2 doses of IPT during their last pregnancy   13.0% 51.2% 23.7% 58.7% 60%
  1. NB The four different surveys had different weights hence the difference in outcomes for those conducted in the same year.