Rotary’s role in the project is to generate funding to train the approximately 3,500 Community Health Workers (CHWs) needed to complement the Government’s elimination efforts in the Copperbelt over the period 2018-2021.
Community Health Workers Trained
Population Served by Community Health Workers
Rotarians commemorated World Malaria Day in the Kitwe District and joined in activities that also marked the beginning of Rotary Family Health Days where free medical services were offered to the local community. Malaria testing and treatment was one of the services being offered.
The trainings of Community Health Workers (CHWs) Copperbelt Malaria Elimination Phase 2 project in integrated Community Case Community (iCCM) were concluded towards the end of December 2021
The Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) for Community Health Worker (CHW) trainings started in May, 2021 from Mufulira District which trained 387 CHWs by July 2021.
Eric Liswaniso, Program Manager, Malaria Partners Zambia, shares an important update from Zambia.