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Role of CHWs in malaria surveillance: Practical example of Cameroon

Dr. Ekoyol Germaine, Cameroon NMCP

Expounding on this topic, Germaine presented an exposé of malaria being the main cause of morbidity and mortality in Cameroon using the epidemiological situation. She underscored the fact that the prevalence rate as reported in the 2011 Demographic and Health Survey decreased, from 30 percent to 24 percent in 2018. She stated that, according to WHO statistics, Cameroon is among the 11 countries with the highest malaria burden in the world.


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