Tag: VectorWorks


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.


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.


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."


Marietta Moore Yekee

Marietta Moore Yekee, 1952-2018

Yekee, a longtime CCP staffer in Liberia, was beloved by her colleagues. “She was magnetic," one recalled. "She had a knack for bringing people together."


Two workers in Tanzania take down a bed net in order to see how it's holding up after one year in use to prevent malaria.

The Net Detectives

Insecticide-treated bed nets are considered our most-effective weapon against malaria, responsible for 68 percent of the reduction in malaria cases...

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