Project Highlights

IRS Training: Built to Last

PMI AIRS Trains IRS Managers on Planning and Operations Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS), a proven intervention in preventing and controlling malaria in Africa, requires complex planning and implementation. Strengthening the capacity of National Malaria Control Programs in Africa to manage IRS programs is a key component of the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor […]

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Malaria in Zanzibar Reduces to Less Than 1%

Malaria in Zanzibar Reduces to Less Than 1%

PMI’s Interventions Help Zanzibar to Tackle Malaria In 2006, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) began providing assistance to the Government of Zanzibar in indoor residual spraying (IRS) to kill the mosquitoes that transmit malaria. On this archipelago off the coast of East Africa, IRS has helped to reduce the prevalence of malaria from 35% […]

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Abt Associates Principal Scientist Peter Chandonait Wins USAID’s Grand Prize

Award Recognizes PMI AIRS for Developing and Implementing the Mobile Soak Pit as an Innovative Approach The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project’s very own Peter Chandonait is the Grand Prize Winner of USAID’s Innovation to Action Award. Chandonait, a Principal Scientist for Abt Associates and the PMI AIRS Project’s Director […]

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