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Rwanda Malaria Indicator Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
RMIS 2017
Rwanda (RWA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2017 - 12/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Rwanda Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) 2017 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series. Malaria Indicator Surveys are designed to provide information on malaria prevalence, treatment, and prevention practices. For the 2017 Rwanda MIS, 5,022 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 5,041 households. Malaria testing was conducted from finger- or heal-prick blood samples for survey respondents 6 months and over.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 
ICF International, Ministry of Health (Rwanda), Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC). Rwanda Malaria Indicator Survey 2017. Fairfax, United States of America: ICF International, 2018.