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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.


Salma Saidi hangs a bed net in her house in Mtwara, Tanzania.

Creating a Private Market for Mosquito Nets

If comfortable, convenient and attractive insecticide-treated bed nets were sold in shops, millions of Ghanaians would buy and use them, suggests a new market analysis led by CCP.



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