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Table 1 Health facility assessment results on IPTi supplies, service provision, and supervisory visits in Phase 1 and 2

From: Evaluation of health system readiness and coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) in Kambia district to inform national scale-up in Sierra Leone

  Phase 1 Phase 2
N (n = 18) % N (n = 18) %
Stocks and supplies
 SP for IPTi in stock 17 94.4 18 100.0
 System of estimating needed SP supply established 11 61.1 6 33.3
 Improved drinking water for IPTi administration availablea 7 38.9 12 66.7
 Revised child health cards for IPTi documentation available 15 83.3 12 66.7
Service provision
 IPTi provided through outreach services 18 100.0 18 100.0
 2–3 times a week 4 22.2 1 5.6
 Once a week 4 22.2 7 38.9
 Other less frequent 10 55.6 10 55.6
 IPTi provided at no cost to patients 18 100.0 18 100.0
Supervisory visit covering IPTi provision 15 83.3 18 100.0
  1. aImproved drinking water included chlorinated well water, sachet water and water purified with water. Unimproved drinking water included untreated and not boiled well water, tap water and nearby pond