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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.


Credit: Aphelandra Messer

Museum Adds Mosquito Emoji to its Collection

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."


Men in Madagascar load a truck with bales of insecticide-treated bed net during a 2014 pilot program.

Study: More Malaria Nets Likely Needed

"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.


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."


CCP's Alice Payne Merritt addresses a recent U.S. State Department event entitled Mission Mosquito.

Using Communication to Zap Mosquito-Borne Diseases

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.



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