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

Building Capacity to Fight Malaria

In 2012 Babakar Guy became the chief medical doctor for Koumpentoum District, located in the Sahel Desert in Senegal. In the small communities Babakar works, malaria is still the number one cause for health clinic visits. To control the spread of malaria, Babakar knows that prevention and treatment is essential. But before coming to Koumpentoum, […]

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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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