12.7  Post-epidemic assessment

So far in this study session you have learned how to prepare for, detect and control malaria epidemics. However, sometimes malaria epidemics occur in spite of your best efforts. In such cases you need to assess various aspects of the epidemic after it is over. The aim of post-epidemic assessment is to learn lessons that may strengthen your preparedness, detection, prevention and control methods in case of future epidemics.

12.6.2  Active surveillance

12.7.1  Assess adequacy of epidemic detection and response