Parasite detection is required to diagnose malaria, parasite counting is required to monitor treatment for severe cases, and species identification is required to correctly treat malaria. MalariaCare helps countries improve the accuracy of malaria diagnostic testing. This study examines MalariaCare’s malaria diagnostic refresher trainings for laboratory staff in francophone Africa.
Author(s): Lim P, Saye E, Ouologuem A, Kutumbakana S, Niyizompa N, Guindo B, Seleman M, Ratsimbaso A, Mihigo J, Eckert E, Yellott L, Heinsen J, Martin T, Hamilton P, Ndiaye D, Schwabe C
Corporate author(s): PATH, MCDI, PSI, Madagascar NMCP, President’s Malaria Initiative, University Cheikh Anta Diop
Publication date: November 2017
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