AIRS – How IRS Works


In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria is the leading cause of death among children under five. The PMI-funded Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) project is working to stop malaria from spreading. AIRS uses long-lasting insecticide that is sprayed on the walls, ceilings, and surfaces inside homes where malaria-carrying mosquitoes rest before and after feeding. This is how it works…