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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 39 million people in Africa protected from malaria

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Project Highlights

The Power of Protection

PMI AIRS Project donates personal protective equipment to farmers, safeguarding them from exposure to pesticides The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project takes great precaution to ensure its employees are safe and protected from exposure to insecticide. The PMI AIRS Project requires spray operators to wear personal protective equipment (PPE), such […]

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Reported Malaria Cases in Zimbabwe Reduced After Using New Insecticide

PMI AIRS Presents Findings at APHA The PMI AIRS Project presented study findings that show a reduction in reported malaria cases in areas sprayed with the newer class of insecticide – organophophates (OPs). As resistance among malaria-carrying mosquitoes to the commonly used pyrethroid insecticide has increased, the PMI AIRS Project has switched to using OPs, […]

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The PMI AIRS Project Presents at ASTMH

  Combatting Resistance: New Approaches to Vector Control The PMI AIRS Project hosted a symposium at the 64th Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in Philadelphia, October 25-29, 2015, on Combatting Resistance: New Approaches to Vector Control. The symposium included presentations by PMI AIRS Technical Director Dereje Dengela; CDC Resident Advisor for President’s Malaria Initiative, […]

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