The PMI AIRS Project works to promote the role of women in spray operations, improving their overall economic power in the household with additional income. Malaria transmission in Zambia occurs throughout the year with the peak during the rainy season, between November and April.

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

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97% of targeted households protected from malaria

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More than 39 million people in Africa protected from malaria

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Project Highlights

Twenty-four people participated in the ZAP entomology training, including Dr. Mirna Gavidia, a vector control technician working for the Ministry of Health in El Salvador. Photo credit: Diana Romero Arias

ZAP Entomology Training in El Salvador

Entomologists trained in vector control techniques to prevent the spread of Zika In 2015, the first case of the Zika virus transmitted locally in Latin America was identified in Brazil. One year later, more than 33 countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region were affected by the virus and the World Health Organization had […]

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Fighting the Bite in Kenya: What We’ve Learned about Malaria Control

                    By: Bradley Longman, Chief of Party, AIRS Kenya Malaria remains the leading cause of hospitalization and death in Kenya, despite being an entirely preventable and treatable disease. While enormous progress has been made in reducing cases and saving lives, much work remains to reach the […]

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World Malaria Day 2017

The PMI AIRS Project is celebrating World Malaria Day around the world, from Kenya to Zimbabwe. In 17 countries across Africa, we work to protect communities from malaria – one of the most deadly but preventable diseases. In 2016, we protected more than 13 million people by spraying insecticide on the walls, ceilings and indoor […]

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