Malaria

Transporting, storing and handling malaria rapid diagnostic tests in health clinics

July 2009

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Authors:
USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, FIND, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office, Roll Back Malaria Partnership and UNICEF, with support from the President’s Malaria Initiative and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Publication details

Number of pages: 38
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English

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Overview

The publication is intended for staff at health clinics that use malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs). It describes the basic principles for management and storage of RDT stock, and it outlines practical solutions for protecting RDTs against high temperatures during storage and transport. It also describes how to manage waste generated from RDT use.

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