In Ghana, PMI Impact Malaria works in close collaboration with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to accelerate progress in malaria services delivery through three strategic dimensions:
- Improvement of the quality of and access to malaria case management and prevention of malaria in pregnancy.
- Improvement in the quality of and access to other malaria drug-based approaches and provision of support to pilot and scale up newer drug-based approaches, through seasonal malaria chemoprevention.
- Provision of global technical leadership, supporting operational research, and advancement of program learning.
Key intervention areas
- Malaria in Pregnancy: Strengthen provision of malaria prevention tools through ANC clinics.
- Social Behavior Change Communication: Implement Facility and Community-based SBCC activities.
- Malaria Case Management: a) strengthen quality of malaria microscopy in laboratories; b) Strengthen the quality of malaria case management at health facilities; c) Strengthen the community-based management of fever via CHPS compounds; d) Provide technical assistance to support GHS and NMCP.
- Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation. Strengthen and support routine M&E system at the district and regional level.
Sustainability and Ownership
Impact Malaria Ghana is committed to reinforcing country ownership and sustainability of the interventions implemented. The project operates in line with PMI’s 2015-2020 Strategy, applying four core principles: deliver at scale, generate evidence to improve performance, build capacity for quality malaria service delivery and advance national l technical leadership.