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Africare/Benin

Accelerating the Reduction of Malaria Morbidity and Mortality
Donor: USAID
Implementing Partners: MCDI, MSH, Johns Hopkins University and local NGOs
Location: 32 health zones nationwide
Purpose: Accelerate the reduction of mortality and morbidity due to malaria

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Mobilized 594 Community Health Workers to implement Behavior Change Communication campaigns
-Educated 59,724 people on behavior change to prevent and address malaria
-Referred 1,212 pregnant women to health facilities for IPTp

Scaling up the Fight Against Malaria (Rolling Continuation Channel)
Donor: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Location: 20 health zones nationwide
Purpose: Reduce malaria-related morbidity and mortality

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Rehabilitated 20 drug distribution points
-Treated 317,181 children under 5 suffering from fever or malaria
-Sensitized 1,375,148 persons via trained women’s group members on malaria prevention and treatment