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Table 1 Summary of regional/provincial endemic districts, MDA start dates and sentinel site prevalence

From: Mapping and modelling the impact of mass drug adminstration on filariasis prevalence in Myanmar

Region/ Province Endemic Districts (Implementation Unit – IUs) Year of MDA Start Year of Baseline Sentinel Site Mfa Baseline Average (no. sites) Mf Baseline Range Mf b3–5 MDA Round Average (no. sites) Mf b > 5 MDA Round Average (no. sites)
Magway Magway, Thayet, Minbu, Pakoku, 2001–2002 2001–2002 3.2 (n = 9) 0.2–9.1 2.3 (n = 21) 1.2 (n = 29)
Sagaing Sagaing, Shwe Bo, Monywa, Kathur, Kalay, Tamu, 2002 2002 4.7 (n = 11) 0–15.1 2.8 (n = 12) 1.2 (n = 43)
Chin Paletwa 2004 2003 1.5 (n = 2) 1.4–1.6 0.2 (n = 2) -
Mandalay Mandalay, Pyin Oo Lwin, Kyauk Se, Yamethin, Myin Gyan, Meikhtilar, Nyaung Oo 2004 2003 5.2 (n = 14) 0.2–14.7 - 2.3 (n = 20)
Nay pyi taw Nay pyi taw 2013 2011 1.9 (n = 1) 1.9 - -
Rakhine Sittwe, Maungdaw, Kyauk Phyu, Thandwe 2004 2003–2004 3.0 (n = 6) 0–12.6 0.6 (n = 13)  
Ayeyarwaddy Pathein, Hantada, Myaungmya, Phyarpone. Maubin 2013 2002–2013 0.5 (n = 12) 0–2.4 - -
Bago Bago, Thanung Ngu, Tharyawaddy, Pyay 2013 2005–2013 0.7 (n = 10) 0–2.8 - -
Kayin Hpaan, Kawkareik, Myawaddy 2013 2013 0.002 (n = 5) 0–0.1 - -
Mon Mawlamying, Thaton 2013 2004–2013 1.8 (n = 4) 0.8–3.2 - -
Tanintharyi Dawei, Myeik, Kawthaung 2013 2004–2013 0.5 (n = 8) 0–1.8 - -
Yangon Yangon North, Yangon South, Yangon East, Yangon West 2013 2004–2013 0.1 (n = 8) 0–0.4 - -
  1. aMf average based on the total number of sites (in brackets) across the endemic districts. At each site between 300 and 500 people tested. Some sites were tested multiple years before MDA started
  2. bMf based on both sentinel sites and spot check sites based on number of sites (in brackets). At each site between 300 and 500 people tested
  3. Mf: microfilaria