“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.
"A greater understanding of human behavior and the interaction of humans and mosquitoes is crucial if we are going to eliminate malaria,” says CCP's April Monroe.
With most vulnerable covered, “now, we need to go even further to provide enough nets for everyone else" to protect them from malaria, says CCP's Bolanle Olapeju.
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.
Led by PAHO, an annual award highlights achievements in the fight against malaria in the Americas – and brings awareness that the work isn't done.
“If you really want to eliminate malaria, you have to look at what’s causing the remaining malaria cases once you have good prevention tools in place,” says CCP's April Monroe.
The Victoria and Albert Museum's “rapid response collecting” program has been acquiring contemporary objects since 2014. The emoji, championed by CCP, joins a host of other items that "reveal truths about how we live."
"If we are serious about malaria control, it is abundantly clear that more [nets] need to be delivered than we are currently providing," writes CCP's Hannah Koenker.
“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."
Experts, including some from CCP, came together for Mission Mosquito, a global health security and public communication forum hosted by the U.S. Department of State, which sought to address how innovative health communication approaches and partnerships can help improve responses to mosquito-borne diseases.