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Tag: mosquitoes


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.


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.