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


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


97% of targeted households protected from malaria


More than 39 million people in Africa protected from malaria

Where We Work

Project Highlights

Abt Associates Principal Scientist Peter Chandonait Wins USAID’s Grand Prize

Award Recognizes PMI AIRS for Developing and Implementing the Mobile Soak Pit as an Innovative Approach The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project’s very own Peter Chandonait is the Grand Prize Winner of USAID’s Innovation to Action Award. Chandonait, a Principal Scientist for Abt Associates and the PMI AIRS Project’s Director […]

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PMI AIRS to Present at PAMCA

The PMI AIRS Project will present at the Pan African Malaria Control Association’s (PAMCA) Fourth Annual Conference October 16-18, 2017, in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. AIRS Ethiopia will present on “The decay rate of bendiocarb, propoxur and pirimiphos-methyl on different wall surfaces of experimental huts in Ziway and Sokoru areas in Oromia region – Ethiopia”, and […]

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Bridging Logistical Gaps in Entomological Surveillance

PMI AIRS Partners with State Ministries of Health in Nigeria Entomological surveillance is an important and essential aspect of malaria vector control as it provides information on mosquito vector species, their distribution, density, bionomics and susceptibility/resistance to insecticides used for malaria control. In Nigeria, entomological surveillance is currently being carried out by the PMI AIRS Project […]

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