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Columbia’s ICAP: Support in Ethiopia Enables New Strides in Malaria Testing and Diagnosis

ICAP is partnering with the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia to strengthen malaria diagnosis capacity at health laboratories and case management in five regions. Funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative through USAID, the project is addressing critical gaps in diagnosis and promoting appropriate treatment for malaria to support control and prevention programs.

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[Photo: In Ethiopia, laboratory workers attend a training on malaria microscopy]

ICAP trains laboratory workers, provides medical supplies, conducts supportive supervision, and conducts external quality assessment. These efforts have contributed to Ethiopia’s great strides in malaria testing coverage and increased diagnosis which include: