Malaria Control and Prevention

SFH deploys numerous strategies and approaches to promote the consistent and correct use of mosquito nets in all households in Rwanda. SFH utilizes mid and mass media, Interpersonal Communication, edutainment, community outreaches as well as its chain of CBO’s to reach the targeted populations. We are also involved in the packaging of Primo (Yellow & Red) anti-malarial medication for children under 5, in Rwanda. The malaria Social Behaviour Change Communication campaigns and Social Marketing programs focus on availing adequate and accurate information on malaria prevention and control to the public through multiple communication channels, but mainly through;

  1. Mobile Video Units
  2. Radio (Radio spots &talk shows)
  3. Edutainment
  4. Community outreach
  5. Door to Door – Community Health Workers
  6. Community Based Organisations

Disseminated messages focus on correct and consistent use of LLINs, seeking early, proper hygiene and sanitation around homes and other prevention measures