Audit of USAID/Benin's Efforts to Treat and Prevent Malaria

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Benin in coordination with the Ministry of Health implement a distribution plan for the limited supply of rapid diagnostic tests that
requires that community-level case management programs are provided with sufficient amounts of the tests to meet their needs in diagnosing and treating malaria.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Benin implement a monitoring plan for its President's Malaria Initiative program that includes frequent site visits and data quality reviews, which are documented.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Benin, in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program, implement procedures to improve the monitoring of antimalarial drugs and nets.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Benin, in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program and other donors, identify ways or provide means for disposing of bed net bags safely and promptly from past, present, and future distributions and document the results.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Benin work with Medical Care Development International to revise its agreement and work plan, adjust its targets, adjust its budget, and incorporate follow-on projects into its scope of work to reflect the late start and the current circumstances.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Benin work with Medical Care Development International and require that it collaborate with the National Malaria Control Program and partners from previous projects to confirm that there is no break in follow-on services and document their actions.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Benin support an evaluation of the Government of Benin's policy for the free treatment of malaria and make recommendations in writing to the Government to make these services sustainable.

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