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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 Next Malaria Threat: Insecticide Resistance

The Need for Entomological Monitoring The spread of insecticide resistance has highlighted the importance of entomological monitoring so that key decisions to change insecticides can be made before control failure occurs. In addition, increased use of insecticides for malaria control has led to important changes in mosquito species composition, biting and resting behavior, often with small-scale […]

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PMI’s 10th Annual Report – A Decade of Progress

The year 2015 marks a decade of renewed U.S. Government leadership and commitment in the global malaria fight. The past decade witnessed a key turning point in the long battle against malaria, and we have reached several historic milestones. Global progress on malaria control has been unequivocal – the World Health Organization estimates that more […]

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Redefining Gender Roles in IRS

PMI AIRS Promotes All-Inclusive Workplace, Increasing Opportunities for Women As the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project works to protect people from malaria across 17 countries in Africa, it also aims to be an all-inclusive workplace by promoting equal opportunities for women and men. During the February 2016 indoor residual spray […]

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