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The PMI AIRS Project worked with trusted members of the community, including traditional kings and local authorities, to develop an advocacy work plan for their commune, resulting in  a 93.5% coverage.

Trust in Tradition

PMI AIRS Engages Trusted Community Leaders to Increase Acceptance of IRS In alignment with Madagascar’s National Malaria Control Strategy, the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project conducts indoor residual spraying (IRS) to reduce the burden of malaria in five districts (Farafangana and Vohipeno in the Southeast; and Brickaville, Fenerive East and […]

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Saving Lives from Malaria in Madagascar

Saving Lives from Malaria in Madagascar

In 2008, the President’s Malaria Initiative began supporting indoor residual spraying in Madagascar to prevent malaria. In 2014, PMI expanded its reach to include coastal communities in the eastern part of the country, which suffers from typhoons, flooding and high incidences of malaria. Communities welcomed the IRS campaign and joined in the fight to improve […]

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Fighting Malaria in Madagascar

Malaria is a major problem in Madagascar, where much of the population is at risk. In May 2014, following presidential elections and the inauguration of a new government, the U.S. Government lifted the restrictions on working directly with the government of Madagascar. PMI is now re-engaging with the Malagasy Ministry of Health from the central […]

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