METF Meeting & Workshop with Area 2 Zone Coordinators

On July 30th and 31st a team from SMRU’s Malaria Elimination Task Force (METF) held meetings and a brief workshop with zone coordinators from METF’s Area 2.   

The meeting was held at KouKou clinic and attendees discussed accomplishments, challenges and solutions of the program so far. They also discussed plans for the upcoming three months and addressed community engagement as well as administrative and managerial aspects of METF's mass drug administrations and malaria posts in the Hlaingbwe and Hpa-an areas.

Photo: Tharamu MohDoh and Saw Eh Nge discuss malaria post management
Tharamu MohDoh and Saw Eh Nge discuss malaria post management

Saw Poe Wah leading a discussion
Saw Poe Wah leading a discussion

During the second day there was discussion and workshops about data flow, mapping and the geographic information system. 

Saw Myo Chit Min and Daniel Parker discuss mapping strategy
Saw Myo Chit Min and Daniel Parker discuss mapping strategy

Saw Myo Chit Min teaching workshop participants to use GPS units
Saw Myo Chit Min teaching workshop participants how to use GPS units

Ku Ler Moo teaching workshop participants about how to data forms and send weekly malaria post reports
Ku Ler Moo teaching workshop participants how to fill out data forms and send weekly malaria post reports

Participants learn to use smartphones to transmit weekly malaria post data
Participants learn to use smartphones to transmit weekly malaria post data

 

Text by Daniel M. Parker and Suphak Nosten. Photos © Suphak Nosten

 

 

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