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IRS Training: Built to Last

PMI AIRS Trains IRS Managers on Planning and Operations Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS), a proven intervention in preventing and controlling malaria in Africa, requires complex planning and implementation. Strengthening the capacity of National Malaria Control Programs in Africa to manage IRS programs is a key component of the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor […]

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Malaria in Zanzibar Reduces to Less Than 1%

Malaria in Zanzibar Reduces to Less Than 1%

PMI’s Interventions Help Zanzibar to Tackle Malaria In 2006, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) began providing assistance to the Government of Zanzibar in indoor residual spraying (IRS) to kill the mosquitoes that transmit malaria. On this archipelago off the coast of East Africa, IRS has helped to reduce the prevalence of malaria from 35% […]

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Quality Control Improves Cost-Efficiency

Control Flow Valves Improve Spray Quality, Reduce Costs The President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has supported indoor residual spraying (IRS) in Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania since 2006 and 2007, respectively. IRS is an effective malaria control strategy which kills malaria-transmitting mosquitoes, thereby drastically reducing the number of mosquitoes that can transmit malaria in the targeted area. […]

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