Vishnu M S. Place photo here. Malaria Surveillance. “Baseball and malaria keep coming back - Gene Mauch.”. What is surveillance?. Continuous scrutiny of the factors that determine the occurrence and distribution of disease and other conditions of ill-health Steps in surveillance:.
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Continuous scrutiny of the factors that determine the occurrence and distribution of disease and other conditions of ill-health
Steps in surveillance:
Depending on the method of data collection
National Malaria Control Programme(1953)
National Malaria Eradication Programme(1958)
According to the Modified plan of operation (1977), the endemic areas were divided into two.
With API <2 With API >2
Surveillance is carried out in both areas.
Aim of malaria surveillance:
Local health agencies(PHC,Subcentres,Hospitals,Dispensaries,Physicians)
Slides collected by surveillance worker
Sent to unit labPassive Surveillance
Cases of fever which escape active surveillance are screened by passive surveillance
Patients with fever or H/o recent fever
Population under surveillance
Population covered under surveillance