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Table 4 Roles and responsibilities in implementing the 1-3-7 strategy

From: Implementation and success factors from Thailand’s 1-3-7 surveillance strategy for malaria elimination

Country level Ministry of Public Health
Division of Vector Borne Diseases, Department of Disease Control Department of Epidemiology
Central level Make policy decisions
Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
Integrate data from all sources to the MIS database
Cross-check and analyse data; share feedback
Share feedback with and support subnational staff
Provide technical support for the MIS and Malaria Offline
Collaborate with Department of Epidemiology as C-SRRT
 Make policy decisions
 Cross-check and analyse data
 Share feedback with and support subnational staff
 Collaborate with Department of Disease Control as C-SRRT
Provincial level Vector borne disease centers
 Enter and upload data (Days 1, 3, 7) into Malaria Offline program
 Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
 Monitor provincial MIS data and facilitate reporting and feedback
 Collaborate with Provincial Health Office as P-SRRT
Provincial health offices
 Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
 Monitor provincial data and facilitate reporting and feedback
 Collaborate with Vector Borne Disease Center as P-SRRT
District level Vector Borne Disease Units
 Enter and upload data (Days 1, 3, 7) into Malaria Offline program
 Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
 Monitor district MIS data and facilitate reporting and feedback
 Collaborate with District Health Office as D-SRRT
 Day 1: send malaria case reports (EP1) to provincial and central levels
 Day 3: complete case investigation and classification; send EP3 form to district level
District health offices
 Enter data into HosXP reporting program
 Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
 Monitor district data and facilitate reporting and feedback
 Collaborate with Vector Borne Disease Units as D-SRRT
District hospitals
 Conduct malaria testing, treatment, and follow-up
 Day 1: send malaria reports (R506) to District Health Office
 Day 3: complete case investigation and classification; send form to Department of Epidemiology
 Collaborate with Vector Borne Disease Units as D-SRRT
Subdistrict level Malaria clinics
 Conduct malaria screening, testing, treatment, and follow-up
 Day 1: send malaria case reports (EP1) to district level
 Day 3: complete case investigation and classification; send EP3 form to district level
 Day 7: conduct foci investigation and RACD as L-SRRT
Health promoting hospital, health centers
 Supervise, monitor, and evaluate interventions
 Conduct malaria testing, treatment, and follow-up
 Day 1: send malaria reports (R506) to district level
 Day 3: complete case investigation and classification; send form to Department of Epidemiology
 Day 7: conduct foci investigation and RACD as L-SRRT
Community or village level Malaria posts and border malaria posts
 Conduct malaria screening, testing, and follow-up
 Day 1: send malaria case report (EP1) to district level
 Day 7: support L-SRRT
Village health volunteers
 Conduct malaria screening, testing, and follow-up
 Day 1: send malaria case report (EP1) to district level
 Day 7: support L-SRRT
  1. EP1, Malaria Blood Examination form; EP3, Investigation and Radical Treatment of Malaria case form; R506, Disease Surveillance Report form
  2. D-SRRT district-SRRT, L-SRRT local-SRRT, MIS malaria information system, SRRT surveillance rapid response team, P-SRRT provincial-SRRT