Colombia Malaria Strategy - Communication and Advocacy

Source
Colombia Department of Health

 The specific objectives for communication and advocacy are:

  1. Achieve acceptance of the proposed strategic plan for malaria elimination to 2020 by the Ministry of Health and ensure the allocation of resources 
  2. Supporting policymakers, as the Coordinator of ETV and other stakeholders key to use the results and evidence-based practices of the Amazon Initiative Malaria / Amazon Network for the Surveillance of Antimalarial Drug Resistance (AMI / RAVREDA) to guide the development of policies and health budgets that enable the prevention and control of malaria in the long term.
  3. Provide personnel working with malaria component tools and knowledge necessary to encourage activities to prevent and control malaria effective to increase protective factors in the population at risk manner.
  4. Increase the visibility of malaria in Colombia's political agenda to deepen long-term commitment.
  5. Encourage openness and interest in promoting social processes in the different health traditional.