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SORT IT TRAINING IN SURINAME

SORT IT TRAINING IN SURINAME

From July 17-27 a SORT IT training was organized for data managers of the Ministry of Health in Suriname. SORT IT was implemented by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO Regional Office) in cooperation with the Malaria Program of the Ministry of Health in Suriname. Participants of the Ministry of Health, the Malaria Program, the […]

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Training Malaria Microscopy May 22 – June 2, 2017

The Ministry of Health in Suriname with support of the Ministry of Health in Brazil currently has 4 malaria technicians in Belem, Brazil for a certified malaria  microscopy training. Three of the technicians are working for the Malaria Program and one technician is employed by the Bureau of Public Health. This activity is part of […]

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Planningsmeeting  December 9, 2016

Planningsmeeting December 9, 2016

On December 9 the Malaria Program organized a planning meeting for 2017. First the mission and vision of the Malaria Program as well as program performance indicators were reviewed and discussed in the light of the current malaria situation. Then the outline of major activities was drafted for the whole year, while a detailed program […]

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Microscopy Training November 28 – December 2

Microscopy Training November 28 – December 2

Due to the near elimination of malaria in Suriname, the microscopists in the hospitals, medical centers and laboratories hardly ever see malaria positives slides. This can result in loss of expertise. To prevent this, and to ensure good quality of diagnosis, the Malaria Program organizes a yearly refreshment course on malaria microscopy. This years course […]

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Malaria Champions of the Americas 2016

Malaria Champions of the Americas 2016

PAHO/WHO recognizes Costa Rica, El Salvador and Suriname for drastically reducing malaria cases and deaths in the last 15 years Washinton, November 3 2016. Suriname, is one of the three winners of the Malaria Champions award, presented  by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in observance of the Malaria Day of the Americas on November […]

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“Health Awareness Week” at Benzdorp for garimpeiros Lawa Tabiki

“Health Awareness Week” at Benzdorp for garimpeiros Lawa Tabiki

Minister Pengel, Minister of Health has traveled at the invitation of the Malaria Program at Lawa Tabiki to open a “Health Awareness Week” for the communities of Benzdorp region and the southern settlements garimpeiros Antonio do Brinco and Peruano. The Malaria Program hopes that this activity mainly reach the gold miners active in this area […]

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Knowledge Sharing Workshop  October 25th, 2016

Knowledge Sharing Workshop October 25th, 2016

The Malaria Program of the Ministry of Health organizes workshops after the conclusion of projects. With the successful completion of project for prevention and control of malaria and Zika in Suriname for an amount of $ 400,500 and a project for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and cancer in […]

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MSD Trainingsweek 2016

From October 3 – 7, 2016  the Malaria Program – MOH held an Malaria Service Deliverers (MSD) training for the MSDs in Suriname. The MSDs has been trained in filling the new introduced the Malaria Surveillance – / Case Investigation form, taking tests..