Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases And Other Parasitic Diseases

Definition

The Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Parasitic Diseases Division (MOPDD) is a technical division with key role in Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Other Parasitic Diseases (OPDs) Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment countrywide.

What We Do

The Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Parasitic Diseases Division (MOPDD) is responsible for prevention, vector control, and case management of malaria, and addressing morbidity and mortality of neglected tropical diseases and other parasitic diseases.

Malaria Prevention Unit

The Malaria Prevention Unit coordinates the procurement, distribution and proper use of quality insecticide treated nets by the general population as well as targeted groups including Pregnant Women, Under 1 Year, etc.

Vector Control Unit

Vector Control is mainly focusing on (1) Coordination of Indoor Residual Spraying, (2) Quality Control of existing and new vector control interventions or tool, (3) Entomology surveillance including insecticide resistance monitoring, (4) Vector control and Entomology capacity building

Malaria Case Management Unit

Malaria Case Management Unit ensures that the entire population in need have access to quality early malaria diagnosis and treatment at both community and Health facility Level.

Malaria Epidemiology Unit

Malaria Epidemiology Unit coordinates (1) Data Collection and Analysis of Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria Program interventions for decision making, (2) Malaria Surveillance for Response.

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Parasitic Diseases Unit

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Parasitic Diseases Unit plans, coordinates and monitors decentralized prevention, diagnosis, treatment and surveillance activities countrywide for the most common Neglected Tropical and Other Parasitic Diseases in Rwanda.

Social Behavior and Communication Change (SBCC) Desk

This cross-cutting desk supports the Division to ensure that the general population and targeted groups receive relevant information around malaria, NTDs and OPDs prevention and diseases related services availability at all levels.

Vision and Mission

Vision:Rwanda free from malaria, NTDs and OPDs as a way to contribute to the socio economic development.
Mission:The MOPDD is responsible for prevention, vector control and case management for malaria and curbing morbidity and mortality of NTDs and OPDs. The mission for the program is to contribute towards the social- economic development of Rwanda through malaria, NTDs and OPDs control by strengthening and implementing appropriate interventions and quality health delivery services in partnership with stakeholders.

Contact

Dr Aimable MBITUYUMUREMYI
Division Manager
Malaria, Neglected Tropical Diseases and Other Parasitic Diseases Division
Tel: +250 788486256
Email: aimable.mbituyumuremyi@rbc.gov.rw

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