Presidential Malaria Initiative/ Malaria Communities Program
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Project goal: Reducing malaria related morbidity and mortality with particular emphasis to most vulnerable groups: Pregnant women, Children under 5 and People Living with HIV/AIDS. Capacity building of community stakeholders, Adapting, testing and distributing IEC/BCC materials, Promoting malaria prevention programs integration into government ANC/PMTCT programs and promoting practice of malaria diagnosis and early treatments as per the national guideline were the major components of the project.
Funding agency: USAID through Presidential Malaria Initiatives (PMI)
Total Budget: 21,626,152.00 ETB
Period: September 2008-September 2012
Three zones of Oromia Region: Jimma, and East Showa and Illu Ababora zones.