Community engagement

Engaging communities affected by malaria

The support and participation of the people most affected by malaria is the key to a successful program. Whether the disease is common or rare in an area, these communities have the most to gain from the malaria fight, through better health for themselves and their families, reduced household income losses, and better-performing schools, clinics, and hospitals.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will:

  • Understand why community support is essential for success against malaria
  • Understand common community engagement approaches
  • Know how to plan an appropriate community engagement project

Downloadable Tools

Full module download


Tool downloads

Malaria SBCC evidence database

Strategic Framework for Malaria Social and Behavior Change Communication 2018 – 2030 (external link)