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malaria country profile
- Ghana DHS 2003.
Ownership of Mosquito Nets
Percent of households with at least one insecticide-treated net (ITN) 3.9
Use of Mosquito Nets
Percent of children under 5 years old who slept under an ITN the previous night 3.9
Percent of children under 5 years old who slept under an ITN the previous night or in a house sprayed with IRS in the last 12 months N/A
Percent of pregnant women 15-49 who slept under an ITN the previous night 2.7
Percent of pregnant women 15-49 who slept under an ITN the previous night or in a house sprayed with IRS in the last 12 months N/A
Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS)
Percent of households reporting that their dwelling was sprayed with a residual insecticide in the last 12 months N/A
Use of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) during Pregnancy
Percent of women who have received 2+ doses of a recommended antimalarial drug treatment during ANC visits for their last pregnancy in the last 2 years 0.8
Treatment of Children with Fever
Among children under 5 years old with fever in the 2 weeks preceding the survey, percent who received any antimalarial drug 62.8
Among children under 5 years old with fever in the 2 weeks preceding the survey, percent who received any antimalarial drug the same or next day 44.2
Prevalence of Anemia
Percent of children 6-59 months old with a hemoglobin measurement less than 8 g/dL 14.3
Prevalence of Malaria
Percent of children 6-59 months old with malaria infection N/A