Burkina Faso made considerable progress in coverage of ITN ownership, access and use between 2003 and 2014, as a result of the two free mass distribution campaigns in 2010 and 2013.
The overall knowledge of malaria prevention practices among a large proportion of women was found to be low, which implies that the knowledge about the prevention of malaria should be improved upon by both urban and rural dwellers.
Among all nets trialled, the combination of chlorfenapyr and alpha-cypermethrin on bed nets provided better mortality in phase II after 20 washes.
The high number of mutants and the presence of quintuple mutants in Burkina Faso confirm concerns about the efficacy of IPTp-SP in the near future.
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.
In Sub-Sahara Africa, malaria inflicts a high healthcare expenditure to individuals.
The produced maps show great variations in parasitaemia risk across the country and identify the districts where interventions are being effective.
The use of RDTs points to the co-existence of official standards and different standards applied in practice.
User fees abolition reduced visit delay for febrile children living close to health centers.
This study shows a lowering of the efficacy when drug intake is not directly supervised.