Evaluation of free malaria case management for children under 5 years and pregnant woman in Benin

Yves Eric Denon, Mariam Oke, Fadéby Modeste Gouissi, Dorothée Kinde Gazard, Bruno Aholoukpe, Clarisse Nobime, Simon Atayi

Keywords: Children under five year, pregnant woman, free malaria case management, public health center.


In 2011, the government of the Republic of Benin decided the free malaria cases management for pregnant women and children under 5 years. Started in November 2011, this initiative helped to ensure a free malaria cases management of 48574 cases of uncomplicated malaria in 2012 for children less than 5 years and 6888 for pregnant women. Similarly 77% of health centers are actually implementing the initiative and 96% of health centers have been reimbursed at least once.

Article Source: Volume 2, Number 4, September 2014 – IJMM


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