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Smooth Operators

PMI AIRS Project’s Operations Training Builds Local Capacity to Carry Out IRS The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying Project recently conducted trainings in Rwanda and Zambia to increase capacity in operations of indoor residual spraying (IRS), one of the most effective ways to protect people against malaria. IRS requires great logistical efforts, careful […]

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Building Capacity to Fight Malaria

In 2012 Babakar Guy became the chief medical doctor for Koumpentoum District, located in the Sahel Desert in Senegal. In the small communities Babakar works, malaria is still the number one cause for health clinic visits. To control the spread of malaria, Babakar knows that prevention and treatment is essential. But before coming to Koumpentoum, […]

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Deolindo Dungula and Williams Abilla during a site visit.

Ghana-Angola peer mentoring builds capacity of local staff

When tasked with implementing sustainable indoor residual spraying (IRS) operations in Angola, a country severely damaged by 27 years of civil war, Chief of Party Lourdes Loch sought to hire highly skilled, local staff. After eight months of fruitlessly searching for an environmental compliance officer, it was time for a new strategy. “We wanted to […]

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