The PMI AIRS Project works to promote the role of women in spray operations, improving their overall economic power in the household with additional income. Malaria transmission in Zambia occurs throughout the year with the peak during the rainy season, between November and April.

21,000 women trained to support indoor residual spraying

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Nearly 6 million children under 5 protected from malaria

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

1.2 million pregnant women protected from malaria

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97% of targeted households protected from malaria

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More than 39 million people in Africa protected from malaria

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Project Highlights

Ghana News Agency Highlights PMI AIRS

Over 300,000 rooms to be sprayed against malaria By Frederica Kyeremateng, GNA Karaga(N/R), April 2I, GNA – Over 300,000 rooms in seven districts in the Northern Region are to be sprayed as part of the Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign to prevent malaria. The 30-day Indoor Residual Spraying Campaign will begin from April 25, and end […]

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Collaboration Builds Capacity in IRS

The PMI AIRS Project Strengthens Capacity in IRS through Trainings and Collaboration The President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project protects millions of people in Africa by spraying insecticide on the indoor walls and ceilings, the main resting places of mosquitoes. IRS kills mosquitoes when they come into contact with insecticide-treated surfaces. […]

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The PMI AIRS Project worked with trusted members of the community, including traditional kings and local authorities, to develop an advocacy work plan for their commune, resulting in  a 93.5% coverage.

Trust in Tradition

PMI AIRS Engages Trusted Community Leaders to Increase Acceptance of IRS In alignment with Madagascar’s National Malaria Control Strategy, the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project conducts indoor residual spraying (IRS) to reduce the burden of malaria in five districts (Farafangana and Vohipeno in the Southeast; and Brickaville, Fenerive East and […]

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