Indicators for monitoring and evaluation of the kala-azar elimination programme
Kala-azar elimination in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
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.