Movement Against Malaria e-News Vol. 7 Issue 2 (October 2012)

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					                                                              An e-Publication of Grant No. PHL-202-G09-M:
               “Consolidated malaria grant, advancing malaria control towards elimination by 2020.”
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 INSIDE STORIES:                                             Local Chief Executives Take the Next Step
                                                                   towards Malaria Elimination

                                             E                    spousing the theme “Recognizing the Gains, Facing the
                                                                  Challenges towards Elimination”, the Local Chief Executives’
                                                          Meeting took place last August 24, 2012 at the Quezon Ballroom of
                                                          Makati Shangri-La Hotel. Discussed in the meeting were the current
IVMT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH                                  malaria status in the country and the next steps to be taken to achieve
RIZAL LGU                                                 the goal of a malaria-free Philippines.


                                                          (Top) LGU, DOH, WHO, SciP, and PSFI representatives affix their respective logos
                                                          in the LLIN.
                                                          (Bottom: L-R) Romblon Gov. Eduardo Firmalo, Sarangani Gov. Miguel Dominguez,
                                                          Zamboanga Sibugay Gov. Rommel Jalosjos, Compostela Valley Gov. Arturo Uy,

                                           5              Ifugao Gov. Eugene Balitang, Mountain Province Gov. Leonard Mayaen, Apayao
                                                          Gov. Elias Bulut Jr., Palawan Gov. Abraham Mitra, Quirino Gov. Junie Cua, Agusan
                                                          del Norte Vice Gov. Enrico Corvera.

The Movement Against Malaria e-news is the Program’s
way of informing its partners of the activities and
accomplishments completed every two months. This also
aims to reach out to our stakeholders and encourage
them to give their opinion and comments on how to
further improve project implementation. The Movement
Against Malaria e-news is part of the Shell’s continued
commitment of being transparent to all its implementers
and associates.

     Grant No: PHL-202-G09-M is funded by:                        Present in the event were the governors of Apayao, Hon. Elias
                                                          Bulut Jr., Quirino Gov. Junie Cua, Romblon Gov. Eduardo Firmalo,
                                                          Sarangani Gov. Miguel Dominguez, Zamboanga Sibugay Gov. Rom-
                                                          mel Jalosjos, Compostela Valley Gov. Arturo Uy,
                                                                                                                     (continued on page 2)
                                                                     Program Update |       October 2012
Local Chief Executives...                Integrated Vector Control                     95% completion on the
                                         Management Training in                IRS in Sitio Mangahan was re-
(continued from page 1)
                                         partnership with Rizal LGU            ported. About 300 LLINs and
Ifugao Gov. Eugene Balitang,
                                                                               Pregnancy Packages were also

Mountain Province Gov. Leonard
                                                                               distributed. The CHD4a
Mayaen, Palawan Gov. Abraham
                                                   ast October 4, as part of   provided the Personal Protective
Mitra, Camarines Sur Gov. Luis
                                                   the Annual Operation        Equipment (PPE) for the trained
Villafuerte, and the vice governor
                                         Plan (AOP) of the Province of         spray men that they may utilize
of Agusan del Norte Enrico
                                         Rizal, an Integrated Vector           on their actual operations in their
Corvera. Also present were DOH
                                         Control Management Training           respective areas.
Assistant Secretary Dr. Enrique A.
Tayag, DOH Undersecretary                has been conducted at 1489
                                         Cableway Resort, Calumpang,                   Dr. Certeza ended the
Teodoro Herbosa, National
                                         Binangonan, Rizal. It was a           training by imparting a remarka-
Center for Disease Prevention
                                         collaborative effort to educate the   ble message, “Isa sa direksyon
and Control Director Dr. Irma L.
                                         residents regarding malaria and       ng DOH ay maitaas ang kapa-
Asuncion, Global Fund (GF)
                                         dengue threats that are prevalent     sidad at bilang ng personnel ng
Fund Portfolio Manager Ms. Qi
                                         in Rizal, done in partnership with    ating mga LGU. Sa pamamagi-
Cui, WHO Medical Officer
                                         the PLGU who shouldered half of       tan ng Movement Against
Dr. Lasse Westergaard, Pilipinas
                                         the expenses for the training.        Malaria – Pilipinas Shell
Shell Foundation, Inc. (PSFI)
                                         Participants consisted of barangay    Foundation at RBM –WHO,
Chairman Cesar A. Buenaventu-
                                         health councilors and volunteers      unti-unti at tuloy-tuloy na tuma-
ra and Executive Director Edgar
                                         from the highly endemic               taas ang kakayahan ng ating
Veron Cruz, Shell Companies in
                                         barangays, including the Rural        mga mamamayan. Ang tulong
the Philippines (SciP) Country
                                         Sanitary Inspectors from the non-     lamang na maibabalik natin ay
Chairman Edgar Chua, and
                                         endemic border municipalities.        linangin ang kaalaman na ibi-
members of the media.
                                                                               nigay sa atin at upang matulun-
                                                 A whole-day practicum         gan din natin ang ating mama-
        An exhibit was set-up
                                         was held at malaria-endemic ba-       mayan at ang ating mga
displaying the comprehensive
                                         rangays from Sitio Mangahan and       sarili.” (One of DOH’s directives
malaria status in the country,
                                         Brgy. San Carlos, Binangonan.         is to improve the ability of LGU
gains of the malaria program,
                                         The practicum was an application      personnel. They also aim to
and forecasts of achieving zero-
                                         of the theoretical training of the    increase the number of people
malaria case per province.
                                         spray men, as well as teaching        who work for LGUs. With the
Ribbon-cutting was done by
                                         them about IRS, how to communi-       help of Movement Against
DOH Usec. Teddy Herbosa with
                                         cate with the residents, and the      Malaria, Pilipinas Shell
ARMM Health Sec. Dr. Kadil M.
                                         do’s and don’ts of their sensitive    Foundation, Inc. and RBM -
Sinolinding, GF Fund Portfolio
                                         work. The social mobilization to      WHO, our citizens continue to
Manager Ms. Qi Cui and PSFI
                                         inform the community members          enhance their skills. The only way
Executive Director Edgar Veron
                                         regarding malaria and dengue          to return the favor is by
                                         was handled by Dr. Hermogenes         cultivating the knowledge they
                 (continued on page 5)   Certeza, PHO I.                       have given us so we can help
                                                                                    ourselves and our country.)
                                                                                        - ROMIE TAMBALO, Project
                                                                                                    Officer (Rizal)
                                                                                   The Press Conference (L-R):
                                                                                   PSFI Executive Director Edgar Veron
                                                                                   Cruz, Global Fund Grant Portfolio
                                                                                   Manager Qi Cui, WHO Dr. Lasse
                                                                                   Westergaard, DOH
                                                                                   Undersecretary Dr. Teodoro
                                                                                   Herbosa, Quirino Governor Hon.
                                                                                   Junie Cua, DOH Assistant
                                                                                   Secretary Enrique A. Tayag, NCDPC
                                                                                   Director Dr. Irma Asuncion

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                                                                         Program Update |       October 2012
                                        and Communication for                      Mass Blood Survey for
                                        Behavioral Impact (COMBI)                  Malaria and Filaria done
                                        Training for Trainers was                  in Compostela Valley
                                        conducted at Insular Waterfront

                                        Hotel, Lanang, Davao City last
                                        Sept. 10-14, 2012. Junior                            he plan of a mass blood
                                        Malaria Dengue Coordinators                          collection for malaria
                                  1     from all over the country and PSFI
                                        -MAM Mindanao Cluster Heads
                                                                                   was brought up during a part-
                                                                                   ners’ meeting initiated by CHD
                                        attended the activity. The work-           Region XI’s Regional Malaria Co-
                                        shop was facilitated by                    ordinator (RMC) Engr. Antonietta
                                        ACTMalaria, a sub-recipient of             Ebol. The objective of the mass
                                        the Grant, with the purpose of             blood survey was to establish a
                                        educating the barangay residents           realistic picture that we are
                                        regarding malaria and dengue               gearing towards pre-elimination
                                        threats that are prevalent in their        phase by presenting documents
                                  2     area.                                      that will prove such endeavor.
                                                 The five-day activity                     Each partner had their
                                        included various module                    own contribution. CHD Region XI
                                        discussions on: (a) Mosquito Vec-          provided the Temporary Expense
                                        tors of Human Diseases (b) Plan-           Voucher (TEV) of the Rural Health
                                        ning and Implementations                   Units’ (RHU) MedTechs, Baran-
                                        (c) Organization and Manage-               gay Malaria Microscopists (BMM)
                                  3     ment (d) Policy and Institutional          and Barangay Health Workers
                                        Support (e) Communication                  (BHW) on Rapid Diagnostic Tests
                                        Strategies, and (f) Monitoring and         (RDT); PHO-Comval for the TEV
                                        Evaluation. On the fourth day of           of partners from their end (PMC,
                                        the training, a field practicum            MedTechs), the barangays for
                                        was held at Barangay Don                   food and accommodation, and
                                        Vicente Hizon Sr., Buhangin                PSFI-MAM for food and fuel.
                                        District, Davao City where they
                                        collected specimen for analysis                    The team stays in a
                                  4     and interpretation. On the last
                                        day of the said activity, trainees
                                                                                   municipality for three days for
                                                                                   malaria smearing in the morning
                                        went back to the field site for a
1. Demonstrating proper                                                            and filaria smearing in the
                                        community assembly to report the
   techniques in IRS                                                               evening. Some were also done
2. Applying the theoretical             findings of their practicum. -             during border operations.
   learning of the trainees             CATHY DELENA, CH (Reg.13)
3. A spray man in action
4. Distribution of Pregnancy Packages
                                                                                            The team has done
                                                                                   activities in the following
                                                                                   municipalities: Nabunturan,
Joint Training Workshop                                                            Montevista, Mawab, Monkayo,
in Davao City features                                                             Laak, Maco, Pantukan, Compo-
Integrated Vector Control                                                          stela (1 barangay per municipali-
Management Training                                                                ty). A total of 4,440 smears have
                                                                                   been collected for the past seven

                                                                                   months since March 2012.
        joint training workshop                                                    Reading of slides was divided
        on Integrated Vector                                                       among the MedTechs and BMMs
                                        A MAM staff conducts an interview with
Control Management Training,            a barangay resident as part of the field   from the RHUs and PHO. - MYRA
Dengue Vector, Management,              practicum.                                 MACLA, CH (Reg. 10 & 11)

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                                                                 Program Update |         October 2012
“Buntis Summit” held                                                                      1. PSFI MAM Cluster
                                                                                          Head Annie L. Santerva
in Zamboanga Sibugay                                                                      delivers the opening


         he Pilipinas Shell                                                               2. (L-R) PSFI MAM Clus-
                                                                                          ter Head Annie L. Santer-
         Foundation, Inc. (PSFI)
Movement Against Malaria, in         1                             2                      va, Sangguniang Bayan
                                                                                          on Health Lorverle Cara-
coordination with the Integrated                                                          col and MHO Dr. Cora-
Provincial Health Office - Provin-                                                        zon Pelegrino hands a
cial Malaria Coordinator (PMC)                                                            pregnancy package to
                                                                                          one of the recipients
and Municipal Health Office
(MHO) of Tungawan, conducted                                                              3. Participants raising
the “Buntis Summit” activity in                                                           their pregnancy
Barangay Loboc, Tungawan,                                                                 packages
Zamboanga Sibugay last
September 27, 2012.
         “Buntis Summit” partici-                                          Kapalong, Sto. Tomas and
pants amounted to a total of 300
                                     Malaria Services within
                                                                           Talaingod. To date, 265
including pregnant women,            Conflicted Areas in                   pregnant women were able to
health workers and barangay          Davao del Norte                       receive pregnancy packages all
officials. The summit was headed                                           over these areas since January

by the Municipal Health Office                                             2012.
and barangay officials of Loboc.               onvergence for Peace
The activity was done to gather                and Development Activity             The activity is expected to
pregnant women from five             was created by the provincial         conclude by the end of the year
barangays (Loboc, Sisay, Datu        government of Davao del Norte         to achieve the goal of uplifting
Tumangong, San Isidro and            in order to serve the people in the   the social-economic status of
Malungon) in order to advocate       remote areas of the province          the community through various
and promote facility-based           which are known to be in conflict     efforts for peace and
delivery.                            with the New People’s Army            development. - HAZEL ANN SIATAN,
                                     (NPA). Most of these areas are        Project Officer (Davao del Norte)
        The distribution of preg-    identified to be malaria-endemic
nancy packages was deemed            and are covered by the PSFI-
crucial because the aforemen-        Movement Against Malaria for
tioned barangays are considered      the Malaria Control Program of
to be malaria-endemic.               the country which merits them
Ms. Annie L. Santerva, RMT, PSFI     priority recipients for services,
Regional Cluster Head, explained     spearheaded by the Provincial
the importance of using mosquito     Health Office (PHO).
nets (LLIN) in her opening
remarks during the program.                 As part of this activity’s
                                     output and services, distribution
        Topics on pre-natal care     of pregnancy packages, infor-         Davao del Norte MAM Project Officer
and malaria were discussed by        mation and education campaigns        Hazel Ann Siatan giving a pregnancy
the nurses and the Provincial        and malaria blood smearing are        package consisting: a bag, Long-
Malaria Coordinators. A total of     conducted, as well as net retreat-    Lasting Insecticide Net (LLIN,)
125 pregnancy packages and           ments where it is necessary.          mother ond child booklet, malaria
Malaria IEC materials were                                                 leaflet and medicines (Ferrous Sulfate
                                                                           and Albendazole) to a pregnant
distributed to the attendees.                 Some municipalities that     woman in Brgy. Tibulao, Carmen,
- ROBIN B. PAGARUGAN, Provincial     have been reached through this        Davao del Norte.
Malaria Coordinator
                                     activity are the stable areas of

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                                                                        Program Update |               October 2012
Local Chief Executives...
                                                                LCE Meeting Highlights
(continued from page 2)
DOH National Center for
Disease Prevention and Control
Director Dr. Irma L. Asuncion
delivered the welcome remarks.
She noted the remarkable reduc-
tion on malaria cases –the lowest
in 42 years. Dr. Asuncion
stressed that from control, we are
now ready to take the next step.
                                                                             1                                              2
“Without any doubt, we are on
our way to the next level, malaria
elimination”, she says.

        Before proceeding to the
actual planning of actions on
eliminating malaria in the
country, DOH Emerging and                                                     3                                             4
Re-emerging Infectious Disease
Program Manager Dr. Lyndon
Lee Suy presented the accom-
plishments and gains of the Phil-
ippine Malaria program as a
quick background of the present
Philippine malaria status. Apayao
Governor Elias C. Bulut Jr. also                                              5                                             6
encouraged everyone by sharing
their experience of reaching the
elimination stage from being the
fourth most malaria-endemic

         To formally lay the plans
on malaria elimination, DOH
Asec. Tayag thoroughly discussed
details on updating the existing
protocols and guidelines, ensur-                                                                                            7
ing strict implementation of all
activities and program ownership     1.) Exhibit Ribbon-cutting (L-R) PSFI Executive Director Edgar Veron Cruz, DOH Undersecre-
by the Local Government Units.        tary Teodoro Herbosa, Global Fund Grant Portfolio Manager Qi Cui, ARMM Health Secre-
                                      tary Dr. Kadil M. Sinolinding

        MAM Deputy Director for      2.) PSFI Executive Director Edgar Veron Cruz (2nd from left) explaining the exhibit
Field Operations Dr. Antonio         3.) WHO Medical Officer Dr. Lasse Westergaard
Bautista recounted the journey of    4.) DOH Asec. Tayag leads the crowd in dancing to the tune of “What Makes You Beautiful”
the Byaheng Kulambo through
                                     5.) DOH Usec. Teodoro Herbosa being interviewed by the media
the 40 provinces covered by the
Movement Against Malaria, fund-      6.) Global Fund Fund Portfolio Manager Qi Cui
ed by The Global Fund. During        7.) The turnover of the LLIN from PSFI to DOH: (L-R) National Center for Disease Prevention
the past 122 days, the seals of      and Control Director Dr. Irma L. Asuncion, WHO Medical Officer Dr. Lasse Vestergaard,
each of the 40 provinces were        DOH Asec. Tayag, PSFI Chair Cesar Buenaventura, SCiP Country Chair Edgar Chua, PSFI
                                     Executive Director Edgar Veron Cruz, and MAM Program Manager Marvi Trudeau.

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                                                                     Program Update |          October 2012
Local Chief Executives...

(continued from page 5)
        attached to the kulambo
as a symbol of their commitment
and support to the malaria pro-
gram. The Long-Lasting Insecti-
cide-treated Net (LLIN) that repre-                                       1                                        2
sents the Byaheng Kulambo
Campaign was brought to the
stage, where SciP Country Chair-
man Ed Chua affixed the Shell
logo, and PSFI Chairman Cesar
Buenaventura assisted by MAM
Program Manager Marvi Tru-
deau, affixed the logo of both                                            3                                        4
                                      1. Apayao Governor Elias Bulut, Jr. shares the Apayao experience from being the
       To continue the journey of        fourth most malaria-endemic province to reaching the elimination stage
the Byaheng Kulambo
Advocacy Campaign, the LLIN           2. DOH Asec. Enrique Tayag discussing protocols and guidelines of the malaria
was turned over to the DOH               program.
representatives Usec. Herbosa,
                                      3. The Year to Zero forecast mounted in the exhibit
Asec. Tayag and Dr. Asuncion,
and WHO-Roll Back Malaria             4. The LLIN, the symbol of Biyaheng Kulambo, with partners’ logos attached
(RBM) representative Dr. Lasse
Westergaard. The LLIN is
scheduled to travel within the        partners of PSFI and the thou-             WHO, Global Fund and PSFI.
provinces covered by the              sands of health workers and vol-           He encouraged his fellow gover-
WHO-RBM until November.               unteers for their contributions to         nors and mayors, and the local
                                      the fight against malaria.                 government unit to unify and
        PSFI Executive Director                                                  achieve the success of this
Edgar Veron Cruz in his message               In behalf of The Global            elimination stage, for it will be a
recognized everyone as malaria        Fund, Fund Portfolio Manager               great misfortune to fail in this
warriors. As he was applauded         Ms. Qi Cui said that they are              endeavour after all the money,
with this statement, he continued     very happy to see that their               time and effort spent.
by saying that the fight against      contribution, support and
malaria is one of the most            partnership with the Philippines                   The closing message de-
successful programs that a public     has been going very well result-           livered by Undersecretary Teddy
--private partnership has under-      ing to a significant impact in the         Herbosa acknowledged the
taken. And moving from control        current malaria status today. She          support of the public and private
to elimination is but a new chal-     has also commended the good                sectors, particularly PSFI, even
lenge that will require modifica-     management of PSFI upon the                prior to The Global Fund era for
tion of some policies, objectives     implementation of the malaria              its continuous support and
and strategies. Mr. Veron Cruz        program.                                   commitment, and for taking the
encouraged the local government                                                  role as Primary Recipient of The
units to sustain their investments    Representing the League of Gov-            Global Fund and full-time
in malaria program and sustain        ernors of the Philippines, Quirino         partner of DOH in the
their support by increasing the       Governor Junie Cua acknowl-                implementation of the malaria
budget for malaria in the coming      edged the strong commitment of             program.
years. He ended his speech by         the benefactors and partners,              - AYEN ESCALANTE
thanking the implementing

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                                                                                 Movement Against Malaria Program
                                                                                           with address at:
(Top, clockwise) Participants of the “Buntis Summit” in Zamboanga
                                                                                               Unit 2 Gabinete Building
Sibugay raising their IEC materials; MedTech and Point Person Linda                            Tiniguiban Heights
Opada collecting blood smear from a pregnant woman for prompt                                  South National Highway
diagnosis in Brgy. Tibulao, Carmen, Davao del Norte; MAM Deputy                                Puerto Princesa City
                                                                                               5300 Palawan, Philippines
Project Manager for Field Operations Dr. Antonio Bautista and DOH
Program Manager for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious               For comments and contributions, please send to the
                                                                                address stated above or at:
Diseases Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy discussing the contents of the briefing
kit during the LCE Meeting; Mayor Maximo Stela of Sto. Tomas          Telefax:   +63 048 434 5202
handing the pregnancy package to a pregnant recipient in Brgy. San    Email:

Jose, Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte.

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                                                                                   Program Update |       October 2012
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc.
PHL-202-G09-M Consolidated Malaria Grant- Phase 2
Progress Update Report (As of October 24, 2012)

                                               Target for   Accomplish- Accomplish-
                                               January to    ment Janu- ment July to Total Accom-
              Indicator                                                                           % accomp          Remarks
                                               December      ary to June  September   plishment
                                                  2012      (VALIDATED) (UNVALIDATED)

                                   Y - cumu-
    Number of health service
1                                    lative       345          207          77           284        82%
    providers trained              annually

    Number and % of confirmed
    malaria patients (confirmed
    either by microscopy or
    RDTs) receiving anti-malarial Y - cumu-
2                                   lative       99%           95%          95%          95%        96%
    drugs among the total num- annually
    ber of confirmed malaria
    patients (as per treatment
    Number and % of suspected
    malaria patients diagnosed
                                            Baseline to                                                      Baseline figure to be
    within 48 hours of consulta- Y - cumu-
3                                   lative   be estab-                                    0                  finalized by December
    tion in a facility             annually   lished                                                         2012.
    (Indicator 1.1 of the national
    M&E Plan)
    Number and % of health
    facilities with no stock-outs
    of nationally-prescribed pro-
                                   N - not                                                                   Not due for reporting.
    gram drugs lasting more
4                                 cumula-        99%                        91%          91%        92%      To be reported on Feb
    than 2 weeks of nationally      tive                                                                     2015
    recommended anti-malarial
    drugs during the past 3

    Number of LLINs distributed Y - cumu-
5                                 lative        787,655      410,908      164,024      574,932      73%
    to people in endemic areas annually

    Number of houses in malaria Y - cumu-
6   -endemic areas sprayed by     lative        221,297      121,297      68,743       190,040      86%
    IRS                         annually

    Number of pregnant women Y - cumu-
7   receiving the malaria preg-  lative         40,000        21,789      12,697        34,486      86%
    nancy package               annually

    Number of health personnel Y - cumu-
8   trained on malaria outbreak  lative           360          208          105          313        87%
    detection and management annually

    Number and % of municipali-
                                         Baseline to                                                         Baseline figure to be
    ties with Annual Operational N - not
9                                cumula- be estab-                                                           finalized by December
    Plans that include costed      tive    lished                                                            2012.
    malaria control activities

   Number and % of municipali- N - not Baseline to                                                           Baseline figure to be
10 ties submitting PIDSR reports cumula- be estab-                                                           finalized by December
   at least once a month           tive   lished                                                             2012.

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                                                               Program Update |        October 2012
Pilipinas Shell Founda-
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc.
tion, Inc.


Consolidated Malaria Grant- Phase 2
Consolidated Malaria
Grant- September 2012
As of Phase 2

                             Revised                                         Total Actual
                             Budget        Actual Jan to     Actual July-    Expense as at     Variance
                                             Jun 2012         Sept 2012       Sept 2012
 Expenditure Category      Jan to Sept      (Validated)     (Unvalidated)      D= B+C
                              2012               B                C

Human Resources               715,149.00      463,429.00       219,266.00       682,695.00        32,454.00

Technical Assistance          118,904.00       71,560.00        40,411.00        111,971.00        6,933.00

Training                      772,475.00      364,120.00       162,259.00       526,379.00      246,096.00

Health Products and
Health Equipment            3,257,030.00     1,558,104.00      575,607.00      2,133,711.00     1,123,319.00

Medicines and
Pharmaceutical Products       116,361.00       37,669.00             0.00        37,669.00        78,692.00

Procurement and Supply
Management Costs              190,321.00       75,756.00        65,719.00       141,475.00       48,846.00

Infrastructure and Other
Equipment                     276,571.00      188,962.00         2,523.00       191,485.00       85,086.00

Materials                     121,622.00        9,530.00        15,574.00        25,104.00        96,518.00

Monitoring and
Evaluation                    818,267.00      322,919.00        128,121.00      451,040.00       367,227.00

Planning and
Administration                637,556.00      301,022.00       153,494.00       454,516.00      183,040.00

Overheads                     102,815.00       58,963.00        31,936.00        90,899.00        11,916.00

Total                      7,127,071.00    3,452,034.00     1,394,910.00     4,846,944.00     2,280,127.00

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Description: The Movement Against Malaria and its implementing partners continue their intensified efforts to fight against malaria during the recently celebrated Local Chief Executives’ Meeting, wherein the next steps towards malaria elimination were thoroughly discussed to achieve the goal of eradicating malaria in the Philippines. Partner government agencies and programs, non-governmental organizations, community leaders and individuals also maintain their various efforts done in the last few months in different parts of the country.