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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

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Project Highlights

Mosquito Madness

In July, the PMI AIRS Project conducted two regional trainings to ensure the project’s entomologists and technical managers have the required skills needed to monitor intensity of insecticide resistance and to evaluate the impact of indoor residual spraying on entomological indicators. The 5-day project-wide trainings were held in Adama, Ethiopia, July 6-10, and in Accra, Ghana, July […]

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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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