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The PMI AIRS Project facilitated the disposal of 119 tons of obsolete DDT.

PMI Helps Ethiopia Clean Up Hazardous Waste

PMI AIRS Supports Ethiopia’s Disposal of DDT For the past six decades, Ethiopia has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) to control malaria. In that time, the country has used a variety of insecticides in an effort to combat resistance. As the country periodically shifted to different insecticides, it was often left with an accumulation of […]

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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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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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