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

The PMI AIRS Project Plays to Beat Malaria

The PMI AIRS Project Calls Their Shot to Beat Malaria

The PMI AIRS Project answers NBA Player Stephen Curry’s Call Your Shot Campaign. Watch it here.

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Finding the Right Match

PMI AIRS Study Highlights Need to Study Residual Life of Insecticide in Local Environments Before Use in IRS With the emergence and spread of vector resistance to pyrethroids and DDT in Africa, several countries have recently switched or are considering switching to carbamates and/or organophosphates for indoor residual spraying (IRS). However, data collected on the residual […]

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Leveraging Markets for Global Health

Wendy Taylor, Director of USAID’s Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, and Amy Lin, a senior market access advisor at the center, talk about lowering the cost of novel, long-lasting residual sprays while strengthening demand forecasting and fostering competition to keep prices affordable over the long term. Read their blog here. The Next generation Indoor […]

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