Lessons on malaria control in the ethnic minority regions in Northern Myanmar along the China border, 2007–2014

In ethnic minority areas along the Myanmar-China border, residents have poor access to medical care for diagnosis and treatment, and there have been many malaria outbreaks in such areas. Since 2007, with the support of the Global Fund (GF), a malaria control project was introduced. The project demonstrated the following lessons: malaria control networks from the village to the regional level should be implemented; sustainable funds are required for project success; cross-border cooperation mechanisms between China and the special regions of Myanmar should be established.

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Publication date: October 2016
Source: Infectious Diseases of Poverty