Authors: Ari D Johnson, Oumar Thiero, Caroline Whidden, Belco Poudiougou, Djoumé Diakité, Fousséni Traoré, Salif Samaké, Diakalia Koné, Ibrahim Cissé, and Kassoum Kayentao
This analysis covers a 7-year interrupted time series that investigated early access to care and under-five morality during a proactive community case management intervention in periurban Mali. Prevalence of febrile illness in children under 5 years went from 39.7% to 22.6% in 7 years. Early antimalarial treatment more than doubled for young children under 5. Under-five mortality lowered to 7/1000 in 2015.
Resource Topic: Community Case Management, Community Health Workers/Volunteers, Infectious/communicable diseases, Malaria, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Scale-up
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)