Between 2016 and 2019, Population Services International (PSI) received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to implement The Greater Mekong Sub-region Elimination of Malaria through Surveillance (GEMS) project in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The primary objective of the project was to increase coverage of private sector engagement for malaria testing, treatment and reporting according to national policies. The GEMS project was a collaborative effort between private worksites, outlets, government agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
This private sector engagement toolkit aims to strengthen existing and future malaria case management services by offering detailed outlines and valuable insights from PSI Cambodia’s programming to help national program managers, their teams, and collaborating partners inform and improve private sector engagement programs.
Through this toolkit, PSI/C aims to provide practical and accessible tools so that best practices and lessons learned from the field can be used to strengthen current and future programs.
The toolkit includes standard operating procedures (SOPs), best practices and lessons learned when engaging private sector providers in the delivery of quality malaria case management. The content focuses on aspects such as program implementation, quality assurance of malaria case management, surveillance, supply chain management community engagement, and data monitoring.