Tag: Insecticide-treated bed nets


Mercy, a class 6 student at Don Bosco Private Primary School in Central Region, Ghana, with the long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LLIN) she received through the 2016 Ghana Primary School LLIN distribution campaign.
© 2016 Sarah Hoibak/VectorWorks, Courtesy of Photoshare

Funding Malaria Elimination Means Large Return on Investment

A new CCP study finds that eliminating malaria in Ghana would cost $961 million over the next decade, but would prevent 85.5 million cases, save 4,500 lives and avert $2.2 billion in health care expenditures. Finding the money to pay for that will be an enormous challenge.


Sylvester Segbaya, chief of party for VectorWorks in Ghana, greets people at the VectorWorks end-of-project event. Photo: Sloane Prince

CCP’s VectorWorks Project Comes to a Close after Five Years

Over the past five years, CCP has helped deliver 55 million insecticide-treated bed nets, initiated a game-changing new way to distribute them more efficiently and fundamentally altered the way that experts look at mosquito net access and use.


Schoolchildren receive free bed nets during a distribution in Tanzania.
© 2017 Magali Rochat/VectorWorks

Fewer Malaria Nets, Lower Costs, More Protection

“The idea of replacing mass campaigns with yearly school net distributions was pretty revolutionary, frankly," says CCP's Hannah Koenker. "It hadn’t ever been tried on such a large scale."