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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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PMI Saves Lives in Zanzibar

Villagers credit IRS for reduction of malaria On the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago, Unjuga, in the village of Dunga Kiembeni, Ashura Abdalla rides home from the market on the back of her 17-year-old son Rajab Ali’s bicycle. Ashura remembers when he wasn’t always healthy. “In 2000, my son got malaria at one years […]

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