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Table 2 APMEN country partner strategies for disseminating malaria health information to populations at higher risk

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
Strategies deployed across different risk groups
 Same strategy for all        
 Mix of strategies         
Key messages
 Prevention and personal protection (e.g. net usage, treated clothing)   
 Malaria signs and symptoms     
 Encouraging treatment-seeking    
 Encouraging prompt diagnosis       
 Compliance with treatment           
Channels
 Printed materials (i.e. leaflets, pamphlets)      
 Mass media (i.e. broadcast, news, TV, radio)         
 Campaign days (i.e. World Malaria Day, LLIN distributions, health surveys)           
 Community Action Group            
 Billboards             
 Schools            
Delivered by
 Community health workers   
 Malaria health volunteers        
 Employer (i.e. rubber company, military,
construction project company)
        
 Local representatives/authorities            
 School teachers            
 Epidemiology/entomology research teams              
 Social organizations             
  1. Small-scale pilot or in planning stages only
  2. 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