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To prevent malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, everyone inside the home must use nets every night, throughout the night, most or all of the year.
The tactics seem to be working: In April, the Juma community registered 44 cases of malaria. In June, there were only 15.
The Fighting Malaria with Social and Behavior Change project is designed strengthen the skills of Mozambicans to promote healthy behaviors.
A CCP initiative is helping inform community broadcasters who share health information with their listeners.
“The global malaria community is at an inflection point,” say authors of a new commentary. A shift in mindset is urgently needed.”
“Anopheles stephensi is a threat to the successes we have made to control and, in some places, eliminate malaria,” says CCP’s April Monroe.
In Malawi, young boys from about 5 to 15 are less likely than their family members to sleep with an insecticide-treated bed net designed to protect them from mosquitoes carrying the parasite that causes malaria.
CCP study finds that starting conversations about malaria could encourage gold miners in Guyana to be promptly tested and treated for the disease.
The findings suggest that explicit messages around proper storage could extend the lifespan of nets and increase protection against malaria.
This post was updated on March 8, 2022 with a new deadline for submissions. After long delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for the 2022 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit, scheduled for December 5 to 9
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