Tag Archives: Insecticide resistance

The Next Malaria Threat: Insecticide Resistance

The Need for Entomological Monitoring The spread of insecticide resistance has highlighted the importance of entomological monitoring so that key decisions to change insecticides can be made before control failure occurs. In addition, increased use of insecticides for malaria control has led to important changes in mosquito species composition, biting and resting behavior, often with small-scale […]

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The PMI AIRS Project Presents at ASTMH

  Combatting Resistance: New Approaches to Vector Control The PMI AIRS Project hosted a symposium at the 64th Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in Philadelphia, October 25-29, 2015, on Combatting Resistance: New Approaches to Vector Control. The symposium included presentations by PMI AIRS Technical Director Dereje Dengela; CDC Resident Advisor for President’s Malaria Initiative, […]

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Malaria Fighter: Dr. Lazarus Samdi

“The PMI AIRS Project has generated national data on the current insecticide resistance status across Nigeria. This is guiding Nigeria’s National Malaria Elimination Program in the fight against malaria.”   Nigeria Dr. Lazarus Samdi has spent the past 14 years studying mosquitoes and a lifetime fighting malaria, personally and professionally. As a child growing up […]

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