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Table 1 Basic malaria indicators in the study districts

From: Understanding challenges to malaria elimination in Nepal: a qualitative study with an embedded capacity-building exercise

IndicatorKanchanpurKailaliDadeldhura
Blood slides tested13,41010,187727
Positive cases (% of total sample collected)87 (0.7)295 (2.9)14 (1.9)
Number of positive cases treated (% of slide positivity)85 (97.7)268 (90.8)14 (100)
Plasmodium vivax
 Indigenous341215
 Imported48489
Plasmodium falciparum
 Indigenous170
 Imported5180
  1. District Health Offices of respective district, 2016. This table shows the number of cases. For example, blood samples were tested among 13,410 individuals in Kanchanpur district. Of them, 87 (approximately 0.7%) were found to be positive