Evaluating Re-active Surveillance Strategies for Malaria Elimination in Swaziland (co-investigator)

Investigator: Kimberly Baltzell, RN, PhD, MS
Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Location(s): Swaziland


Evaluating the effectiveness and feasibility of reactive targeted parasite elimination vs. reactive case detection as a community level intervention in response to a passively identified index case in Swaziland

Exploring the acceptability of reactive case detection versus targeted parasite elimination among residents in an area of low malaria transmission in Swaziland. The study involves interviews and focus groups with participants in a large clinical trial as well as key informants involved in malaria elimination efforts