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21,000 women trained to support indoor residual spraying

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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

AIRS Ghana spray operator

97% of targeted households protected from malaria

More than 36 million people in Africa protected from malaria

Where We Work

Project Highlights

A Smarter Way to Spray

Electronic data collection, GPS on smart phones improves IRS planning, resulting in safer, easier spray campaigns Transporting insecticide for indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaigns can be challenging in rural areas where there are multiple river crossings, inaccessible roads, and long distances between targeted spray areas. The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa IRS Project conducts detailed […]

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PMI Leader Briefed on Benefits of Entomological Monitoring

In June 2015, Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, visited Zimbabwe’s Mutasa District in Manicaland Province to see firsthand how entomological surveillance and monitoring can help to guide malaria prevention policies and programming, such as indoor residual spraying, in order to reduce the burden of malaria. At the PMI Africa Indoor Residual Spraying […]

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M&E Training to Improve IRS Data Collection and Quality Assurance

The PMI AIRS Project led a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training Jul 10-12 in Accra, Ghana. The training, which included 19 participants from nine PMI AIRS countries, introduced and reviewed M&E procedures and best practices and allowed participants to share experiences and discuss lessons learned from conducting spray operations in each of their own countries. […]

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