15,000 women trained to support indoor residual spraying

4 million children under 5 protected from malaria

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

900,000 pregnant women protected from malaria

AIRS Ghana spray operator

97% of targeted households protected from malaria

More than 25 million people in Africa protected from malaria

Where We Work

Project Highlights

AIRS Presents at ASTMH 2014

          AIRS presented on seven different topics at the 63rd Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans, November 2-6, 2014.  Check out our presentations here for the latest innovations and findings in the fight against malaria. Assessing the Association between IRS and Malaria Cases in Benin Longitudinal Impact of IRS […]

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Knowledge is Power

AIRS Builds Nigeria’s Capacity in Entomological Monitoring, Reinvigorating Country’s Fight against Malaria Malaria is the number one killer of children under five in Africa. In Nigeria, 97 percent of the country’s population of 172 million is at risk of being infected with this disease. The country contributes to 23 percent of the world’s malaria cases and […]

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Narrowing the Gender Gap

Ethiopia’s Community-based IRS Model Increases Women’s Participation, Removing Traditional Barriers Since the late 1950s when the Ethiopia government began using indoor residual spraying (IRS) as part of the WHO-led Global Malaria Eradication Program, the country’s IRS work has been dominated by men. Traditional barriers, such as the misperception that women are not interested in or […]

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