Integrated Supervision improves services at local facilities. MAPS

Authors: Health Partners International
Document Type: Stories
Publication Date: 2016

In Nasarawa State, MAPS established a system of integrated supportive supervision (ISS) for malaria and expanded staff knowledge of how to use RDT (rapid diagnostic tests) and how to treat clients that tested fever positive. Staff are now better able to pass on accurate information on malaria prevention to their clients.

Through these improvements, integrated supportive supervision is achieving its purpose of embedding new skills and improved use of technology in routine service provision at lower level health facilities.

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Tags: Nigeria, Health services, Malaria, Integrated supportive supervision, MAPS, malaria control, Malaria Action Program for States, ISS, USAID, malaria treatment., malaria diagnosis, rapid diagnostic tests, RDT.,