Impact of the WHO Technical Support Towards Malaria Elimination in Zambia

ABSTRACT

Background:  Zambia's National Malaria Strategic Plan (NMSP) 2011-2016 aims to eliminate malaria by the year 2020. The WHO Country Office is supporting Zambia in its goal to attain this national target earlier than the global goal contained in Global Technical Strategy (GTS) 2016-2030. WHO's focus is to accelerate coverage of proven interventions and strategies, and promote their effective use. This study documents impact of the WHO technical support in Zambia to accelerate efforts towards elimination of malaria.