Indicators for monitoring and evaluation of the kala-azar elimination programme

Kala-azar elimination in Bangladesh, India and Nepal

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Publication date: 21 October 2010
Number of pages: 40
Languages: English

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Summary

This document contains the WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia's and The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases' (TDR) recommended indicators for monitoring and evaluation of the kala-azar elimination programme.

The document is presented in two parts:

• Part 1 covers case detection and management.

• Part 2 covers vector management.

The indicators outlined in this document were developed by representatives from Bangladesh, India and Nepal at a WHO-TDR sponsored workshop on kala-azar held in Dhaka, Bangladesh 8–16 June 2009 and were endorsed by the regional technical advisory committee (RTAG) in Dhaka, Bangladesh 7–10 December 2009.