Cost Benefits of IRS Go beyond Malaria Reduction

The PMI AIRS Project Provides Income-Opportunities for Women In the small village of Chitakatira in Zimbabwe’s eastern Manicaland Province, Tsitsi Kupangwa has worked as a community health volunteer (CHV) for the past nine years, relying on her income through farming to support her family. Yet several years of drought have resulted in low yields and […]

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Gaining Ground on Malaria Control

PMI AIRS Strategizes to Maintain Gains in Malaria Control The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has conducted indoor residual spraying (IRS) in Benin since 2008, resulting in significant reductions in malaria transmission in those areas sprayed. According to Benin’s Entomological Research Center of Cotonou (CREC), the entomological inoculation rate, which is a measure of malaria […]

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Partnerships for Sustainable IRS Waste Management

PMI AIRS Project Partners with Local Enterprises to Manage Actellic Bottle Recycling as a Best IRS Practice The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) conducts indoor residual spraying (IRS) to reduce the burden of malaria by spraying insecticide on the walls, ceilings, and other indoor resting places of mosquitoes that transmit the disease. An important part […]

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