Project Highlights

PMI AIRS Heads to ASTMH

The PMI AIRS Project will present at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene November 13-17, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. The PMI AIRS Project will share its work in entomological monitoring and surveillance and environmental management across multiple countries. The project will present orally on the Impact of New Combination LLINs on […]

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Empowering Women as Leaders in Malaria Prevention

One of the primary control measures for malaria is indoor residual spraying (IRS). Historically, few women have been employed in IRS programs. The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying Project (AIRS) implements the largest IRS project globally and protects millions of people from malaria across sub-Saharan Africa. The project’s work benefits pregnant women […]

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Waste Not, Want Not

Improved Stock Management Reduces Insecticide Waste Over the past several decades Ethiopia has used a variety of insecticides for indoor residual spraying (IRS) to prevent the spread of malaria, including DDT, malathion, deltamethrin, bendiocarb, propoxur, and pirimiphos-methyl. Changes in insecticides used for IRS and poor quantification have often resulted in excessive stock of expired insecticides. […]

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