Table 2

Surveillance assumptions over the malaria control-elimination spectrum

Surveillance activitiesCoverage rateStratification criteria
Epidemiological and entomological surveillance100% of population at riskAll areas
Operational research1 household and 1 health facility malaria survey modules every 3–5 yearsAll areas
Case/foci investigation and classification activities15% of cases4≤API<5
30% of cases3≤API<4
50% of cases2≤API<3
70% of cases1≤API<2
90% of cases0.5≤API<1
100% of cases0.5<API
Proactive case detection10% of population at risk0.5≤API<1
5% of population at risk0.5<API
  • API, annual parasite incidence.