Tag Archives: Ethiopia

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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Training: A Pillar for IRS

The PMI AIRS Project Ramps Up Training for IRS Managers to Improve Spray Quality High quality indoor residual spraying (IRS) requires spray techniques and skills mastered by IRS trainers and spray operators. In 2016, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project in Ethiopia conducted a series of trainings for malaria […]

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Taking Out the Trash

The PMI AIRS Project is safely disposing of expired insecticide, reducing public health and environmental risks For the past six decades, the Government of Ethiopia has used a variety of insecticides for indoor residual spraying (IRS), including DDT, malathion, deltamethrin, bendiocarb, and propoxur. Over time, the country has accumulated large stocks of expired insecticides as […]

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