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long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs)

Householders' perception about sustaining the useful life of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in Ghana

June 8, 2020 - 14:55 -- Open Access
Opoku R, Amoah PA, Nyamekye KA
Int Health. 2020 Jun 4:ihaa019

This article explores the multifaceted perceptions among householders about the care, efficacy and disposal of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs), especially those regarding the end of the useful life of LLINs, and their implications for malaria control.

Another challenge in malaria elimination efforts: the increase of malaria among adults after the implementation of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) in Dielmo, Senegal

October 30, 2018 - 15:39 -- Open Access
Amélé N. Wotodjo, Souleymane Doucoure, Nafissatou Diagne, Fatoumata Diene Sarr, Philipe Parola, Jean Gaudart and Cheikh Sokhna
Malaria Journal 2018 17:384, 25 October 2018

Malaria among adults especially younger adults should deserve more attention in the areas where malaria was previously endemic as they became vulnerable probably because of the partial acquisition and—or—the loss of anti-Plasmodium relative immunity and the non regular use of LLINs.

Targeted application of an organophosphate-based paint applied on windows and doors against Anopheles coluzzii resistant to pyrethroids under real life conditions in Vallée du Kou, Burkina Faso (West Africa)

April 4, 2018 - 14:52 -- Open Access
Serge B. Poda, Dieudonné D. Soma, Roch K. Dabiré, et al.
Malaria Journal 2018 17:136, 2 April 2018

The combination of insecticide paint on doors and windows with LLINs yielded high mortality rates in the short term against wild pyrethroid-resistant malaria vector populations.

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Maximizing the impact of malaria funding through allocative efficiency: using the right interventions in the right locations

September 14, 2017 - 15:06 -- Open Access
Nick Scott, S. Azfar Hussain, David P. Wilson, et al.
Malaria Journal 2017 16:368, 12 September 2017

Substantial reductions in malaria morbidity and mortality can be made by optimal targeting of investments to the right malaria interventions in the right areas.

Routine implementation costs of larviciding with Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis against malaria vectors in a district in rural Burkina Faso

July 27, 2016 - 07:02 -- Open Access
Peter Dambach, Michael Schleicher, Hans-Christian Stahl, Issouf Traoré, Norbert Becker, Achim Kaiser, Ali Sié and Rainer Sauerborn
Malaria Journal 2016 15:380, 22 July 2016

The per capita costs for larval source management interventions with Bti are roughly a third of the annual per capita expenditures for anti-malarial drugs and those for LLINs in Burkina Faso which are US$ 3.80 and 3.00, respectively.


Chemicals, Climate, and Control: Increasing the Effectiveness of Malaria Vector Control Tools by Considering Relevant Temperatures

November 5, 2013 - 10:09 -- Open Access
Katey D. Glunt, Justine I. Blanford, Krijn P. Paaijmans
PLoS Pathog 9(10): e1003602

Malaria vector control currently relies almost exclusively on killing adult mosquitoes with chemical insecticides. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs), long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs), and indoor residual sprays (IRS) aim to repel, disable, and/or kill mosquitoes on contact.

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