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Equal Opportunity, Equal Work: Increasing Women’s Participation in the U.S. PMI AIRS Project

The PMI AIRS Project’s article “Equal Opportunity, Equal Work: Increasing Women’s Participation in the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying Project” was published in the December 2017 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Global Health: Science and Practice. This important article discusses how the PMI AIRS Project’s gender policies are increasing the engagement of women […]

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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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Redefining Gender Roles in IRS

PMI AIRS Promotes All-Inclusive Workplace, Increasing Opportunities for Women As the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project works to protect people from malaria across 17 countries in Africa, it also aims to be an all-inclusive workplace by promoting equal opportunities for women and men. During the February 2016 indoor residual spray […]

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