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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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..
Guyana Shield countries discuss Malaria From 12-14 July 2016, following an invitation issued by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Guyana Shield countries convened to discuss the regional malaria situation. Representatives of the Ministries of Health of Suriname, Guyana, Brazil, French Guiana and France exchanged ideas to combat malaria in high-risk mobile border-crossing populations. […]
Within the framework of combating the trafficking in human beings in Surinam, a training was held in May 24, 2016 by the Ministry of Justice and Police at the Police Training Centre in which two employees of Malaria programme have participated.