10,000 women trained to support indoor residual spraying

1.7 million children under 5 protected from malaria

A mother and her child in northern Ghana are protected from malaria by AIRS. Credit: Erin Schiavone

420,000 pregnant women protected from malaria

AIRS Ghana spray operator

97% of targeted households protected from malaria

More than 14 million people in Africa protected from malaria

Where We Work

Project Highlights

Watch Our Work!

What is AIRS? What do we do? AIRS protects millions of people in Africa from malaria by spraying insecticide on the walls, ceilings, and other indoor resting places of mosquitoes that transmit malaria. AIRS manages indoor residual spraying (IRS) operations and logistics in 13 endemic countries and provides enhanced entomological monitoring in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Select a video [...]

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A Struggle without Borders

  A New Insectary to Increase Burundi’s Entomological Studies “The fight against malaria should be seen as a struggle without borders,” said Laurent Iyikirenga, AIRS Medical Entomologist, explaining why he moved his work in vector control with the Rwanda National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to work with the Burundi NMCP and the Africa Indoor Residual Spraying [...]

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Introducing AIRS Pocket Guides

Achieving standardization across AIRS countries The Africa IRS (AIRS) project manages indoor residual spraying (IRS) operations and logistics in 13 endemic countries. AIRS Operations Director, Allan Were, has developed pocket-sized job aids in hopes of achieving a higher level of standardization in operational performance. The AIRS IRS Storekeeper Pocket Guide and AIRS IRS Spray Operator [...]

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