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Table 7 Seasonal workers’ perceptions of Mobile Malaria Workers (MMWs)’ role

From: High mobility, low access thwarts interventions among seasonal workers in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: lessons from the malaria containment project

MMWs Overall
N %
Know the MMW
 Yes 88 29.0
 No 216 71.1
MMW visited the migrants while in the farma
 Yes 76 86.4
 No 12 13.6
Received malaria education from MMWa
 Yes 81 92.0
 No 7 8.0
Know that free malaria testing/treatment is available from MMWs
 Yes 84 95.4
 No 4 4.5
Previously contacted MMW when having fever
 Yes 48 54.5
 No 40 45.5
Ways migrants have contacted MMW
 Went to the MMW 59 67.1
 MMW visited the migrant worker 16 18.2
 Migrant worker never contacted MMW 13 14.8
  1. aOut of those who have meet the MMW (n = 88)