ICMR-NIRTH, Jabalpur

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Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project

 

 

 

 

Mandla Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project (MEDP) is a challenging project and is  unique example of  Public-private partnership (PPP) model.

For undertaking this project an MOU was signed by triparty organisations, which included ICMR, Government of MP & F-DEC. ICMR participates in this project through NIRTH. NIRTH is basically providing tehcnical support in this project & F-DEC is implementing agency. 

To demonstrate the effective means/strategies to eliminate Malaria such as to help the nation in its fight to eliminate malaria by 2030. Mandla is selected for the reasons:

 

  • Highly malarious;

 

  • High tribal composition of population;

 

  • Convenient access from Jabalpur.

 

A two days Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop was undertaken in December 2017, in which Scientists from NIRTH, Authorities from State Government actively participated and shared their experiences with the field team members.