UNICEF Provides 1,000 ITNs to Help Combat Malaria Outbreak in Jamaica
UNICEF has provided about 1,000 insecticide-treated nets (ITN’s) to the Jamaican Ministry of Health to help control the recent outbreak of malaria in the country, the// Caribbean Media Corporation reports.
UNICEF was scheduled to provide a total of 3,000 ITNs
by the end of 2006, according to...
U.S. Malaria Initiative Releases Third Annual Report
...t women (IPTp), and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for malaria infections.
In 2008, PMI procured more than 6.4 million long-lasting itns
for free distribution to pregnant women and young children and a total of 15.6 million ACT treatments. Indoor residual spraying activities covered 6 ...
From Henrietta H. Fore, USAID Administrator and Admiral Timothy Ziemer, PMI Coordinator on the Observance of World Malaria Day 2008
...e percentage of children
who tested positive for malaria dropped from 20 percent in 2005 to less
than 1 percent after the distribution of long-lasting itns
Every day, more groups and individuals join our efforts to fight
disease and despair. Grassroots campaigns like Mala...
International health experts to enlist the public in war on African malaria
...nternational aid agencies and NGOs, which have distributed millions of free itns
throughout Africa, the lifesaving nets are not readily available in many of...looking for solutions to the problems of access including the high cost of itns
($6.50 each, putting them out of reach of many households) as well as the ...
First Lady Laura Bush Visits AED/Netmark Malaria-Control Project in Ghana
...Mark started in Ghana in 2004, sales of affordable itns
Ghanaian businesses have grown substantially, t...have become a vital part NetMark's efforts to make itns
available in markets and shops.
M...k has been able to significantly lower the cost of itns
an extraordinarily successful public-priva...
Repellents between dusk and bedtime make insecticide-treated bednets more effective
...ied, and whether the combination of repellents and itns
is indeed more effective in reducing malaria than using itns
4008 individuals, based in 860 household...(the malaria parasite) in the group that used both itns
Nigel Hill, a Medical Entomolog...
Free distribution of insecticide-treated mosquito nets can save lives
...he family income level.
Back in 2004 almost all itns
available in Kenya were sold commercially and only...malaria, only 3% slept under nets.
During 2005 itns
became increasingly available, heavily subsidised ...he researchers argue that their findings show that itns
must be available free if high levels of use are t...