Seasonal employment expands opportunities for women in IRS The President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project is combating malaria in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar through indoor residual spraying (IRS), by spraying insecticide on the walls, ceilings, and other indoor resting places of mosquitoes that transmit malaria. Traditionally, IRS has been viewed as a […]
PMI AIRS Prevents Hundreds of Tons of CO2 Emissions through Recycling Program The President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project recently surpassed one million plastic insecticide bottles recycled since the effort began in Ghana in 2012. The Project now recycles bottles in nine of its program countries. The recycled bottles are washed, crushed […]
The PMI AIRS Project studies the behavior of mosquitoes carrying malaria to help determine the best type of insecticide to use in indoor residual spraying. PMI AIRS builds the capacity of local entomologists to tackle this deadly disease. Watch more here.