|Thanks to a malaria community project of the President's Malaria Initiative in Mucaba municipality, Uíge province, 80% of pregnant women and 72% of children under 5 now sleep under a bed net. Photo by Alison Bird Courtesy of USAID Photo Gallery
This issue of the Malaria Extra focuses on a new element to be considered by countries applying for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Round 11 Call For Proposals. This new element is called Community System Strengthening (CSS), and it focuses on 6 core components: enabling environments and advocacy; community networks, linkages, partnerships, and coordination; resources and capacity building; community activities and service delivery; organisational and leadership strengthening; and monitoring & evaluation and planning. The offerings below highlight these aspects of CSS in the Africa malaria context.
Corporate Disaster Resource Network (CDRN) is a web based supply chain management system that helps Relief agencies, Response agencies and Local governments access and feed in real time information on products and services required for emergency humanitarian relief. Thereby enabl.....read more