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Table 1 Comparison of key RCD response differences in urban and rural settings

From: Malaria surveillance in low-transmission areas of Zambia using reactive case detection

  Urban Rural
CHW length of training 2 days 4 days initial and 2-week clinic attachment post-training
Incident case detection Clinic Clinic and CHW health post
Exclusion criteria Travel within last month
Team composition Environmental health technician, nurse, 2× CHW CHW
Incentives provided Money per day worked Mobile-phone airtime per monthly report, bicycle, apron, bag
RCD response Ten houses around index, including index house 140-m radius from index house
Data collection Paper forms/tablet computers → submission to web-based DHIS2 Paper registers → m-phone submission to web-based DHIS2
  1. EHT environmental health technician