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Review Article

An Overview of the Malaria Control Programme in Zambia

Table 1

Benchmarking change in Zambia.

IndicatorDHS 2001/2002MIS 2006DHS 2007MIS 2008MIS 2010

Percentage of households with at least one insecticide-treated net (ITN) 14 38 53 62 64
Percentage of households with at least one ITN per sleeping space N/A N/A N/A 33 34
Percentage of households receiving IRS in the previous 12 months among all households N/A 10 N/A 15 23
Percentage of households covered by at least one ITN or recent IRS N/A 43 N/A 68 73
Percentage of children ages 0–59 months who slept under an ITN the previous night 7 24 29 41 50
Percentage of pregnant women (PW) who slept under an ITN the previous night 8 25 33 43 46
Percentage of household members who slept under an ITN the previous night N/A 19 N/A 34 42
Percentage of PW who took any preventive antimalarial drug during pregnancy 36 85 87 88 89
Percentage of PW who received 2 doses of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy N/A 59 66 66 70
Percentage of children ages 0–59 months with severe anaemia (Hb < 8 g/dL) N/A 14 N/A 4 9
Percentage of children ages 0–59 months with malaria parasitaemia N/A 22 N/A 10 16
Percentage of women ages 15–49 years who recognize fever as a symptom of malaria N/A 65 N/A 71 75
Percentage of women ages 15–49 years who reported mosquito bites as a cause of malaria N/A 80 N/A 85 85
Percentage of women ages 15–49 years who reported mosquito nets as a prevention method N/A 78 N/A 81 82

Source of data: DHS, MIS, and reports (2001 to 2010).

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