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Table 1 Characterization of populations at higher risk for malaria as identified by APMEN country partners

From: Targeting populations at higher risk for malaria: a survey of national malaria elimination programmes in the Asia Pacific

  BGD BTN KHM CHN PRK IDN MYS NPL PHL KOR SLB THA VUT VNM
Work
 Forest workers        
 Agricultural workers        
 Military          
 Development project and construction site workers             
 Miners             
 Students              
 Research surveyors              
 Other (i.e. monks, civil/government employees)             
Mobility and Migration
 Migrant workers        
 Mobile populations at country borders           
 Local and foreign tourists              
 Indigenous nomads              
 Other (i.e. nondescript mobile and migrant populations)             
Demographics
 Ethnic minorities, indigenous people           
 Refugees, internally displaced populations             
 Low socioeconomic status poor/homeless            
 Geographically remote/isolated           
 Time spent in malaria endemic regions            
 Pregnant women, infants and children              
  1. The categories are not mutually exclusive
  2. Country abbreviations (adopted from the United Nations country abbreviations). BGD Bangladesh, BTN Bhutan, KHM Cambodia, CHN China, PRK Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, IDN Indonesia, MYS Malaysia, NPL Nepal, PHL Philippines, KOR Republic of Korea, SLB Solomon Islands, THA Thailand, VUT Vanuatu, VNM Vietnam