allAfrica.com: Rwanda: Kigali Hosts Malaria Meet
The week-long meeting themed: “Robust Malaria surveillance systems towards malaria pre-elimination and assessing Roadmaps achievements” is jointly organized by the Ministry of Health (MoH), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM), a global framework for coordinated action against Malaria.
“At the end of today’s session, we shall have introduced the tools for surveillance on how to monitor achievements from the countries in terms of the disease’s surveillance,” Dr. Peter Mbabazi, the Coordinator of the East Africa Roll Back Malaria Network (EARN), told The New Times.
EARN is a regional network founded in 2002, that coordinates partner support on technical and operational issues for effective Malaria control interventions to 11 East African countries was also involved.
Mbabazi said the meeting will provide a forum for countries and RBM partners to review achievements relating to Malaria control over the past year as well as plan for the following year.