This campaign was designed to motivate mothers to wash their own hands with soap and to encourage their children to do the same. The campaign involved framing handwashing with soap without using the word "germs" and to frame the discussion as a matter of good manners which will help ensure the success of their children. On the part of the chil
In this project in Ghana, people receiving treatment for malaria received a text message every 12 hours, around breakfast and dinner time, over the course of two and a half days for each of the six doses of ACT.
The Zambian government launched a Community Health Assistant (CHA) program in 2010. The Ministry’s goal was to train 5,000 new CHAs by 2017—a massive investment in a country with only 6,000 nurses.
This is a basic form for reporting individual cases of plague. It asks for information regarding patient history and the course of the illness. In addition, it offers space for laboratory results, the case status, and epidemiological information.
This brochure shows areas of the state wehre plague is likely to be found in rodents and other animals, how to protect oneself, and how to recognize plague symptoms.
This tutorial explains the procedure for reporting, properly collecting, and submitting a wild rodent carcass to the California Department of Public Health Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory for plague testing.
This page offers ideas for people living in areas of plague about how to prevent becoming infected, including:
This information flyer provides descripitons of the different types of bubonic plague, including symptoms, transmission, and treatment.
The burden of malaria has dropped significantly in the last 10 ten years. It is unfortunate that this completely preventable disease continues to exist at all, particularly among pregnant women, where malaria can have extreme consequences on both maternal and fetal outcomes.