Tag: malaria


Attendees at one of CCP's malaria roadshows watch a mosquito net hanging demonstration. Photo: Tsega Berhanu

Taking Malaria Education on the Road in Ethiopia

CCP has been turning market days into malaria education days in several regions of Ethiopia, bringing its “malaria roadshow” into town to spread the word about malaria prevention and treatment.


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.


Courtesy Wellcome Collection

CCP Song Featured in London Museum

“We’re really interested in the value of songs as a communications tool," says Clare Barlow, curator of a new exhibit at the Wellcome Collection. CCP's is included along with nine other songs about infectious diseases.


CCP Launches New Mosquito Net Website

CCP Launches New Mosquito Net Website

The site uses easily downloadable data, charts and maps to help national malaria control programs, donors and others in the field prioritize resources and focus social and behavior change strategies.


Salma Saidi hangs a bed net in her house in Mtwara, Tanzania. © 2016 Riccardo Gangale/USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

Study: When Mosquitoes are Biting, Bed Net Use Increases

The more rainfall a region in sub-Saharan Africa gets, the more mosquitoes there will proliferate and the more likely residents will sleep under their bed nets to prevent malaria transmission, a new CCP study suggests.


Mothers with their babies unwrap bed nets they received at Janda Health Centre in Tanzania. A new dashboard can account for all nets distributed in the country. © 2017 Magali Rochat/VectorWorks, Courtesy of Photoshare

Dashboard Knows Where Every Net Goes

A dashboard created by a CCP project in concert with the Tanzanian government has saved time and money and made it much easier to distribute needed insecticide-treated mosquito nets to protect families across the East African nation from malaria.


Children play after receiving bed nets at Iringo B primary school in Mwanza, Tanzania.
© 2016 Riccardo Gangale/USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

CCP to Help Evaluate New Spatial Repellent for Mosquitoes

“There’s a need for new tools to complement what’s already available and to protect people during times, and in settings, where people are at risk but net use is not feasible,” says CCP's April Monroe, who is part of the $33.7 million grant from Unitaid.



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