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long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs)

Analysing and recommending options for maintaining universal coverage with long-lasting insecticidal nets: the case of Tanzania in 2011

May 7, 2013 - 10:01 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Koenker HM, Yukich JO, Mkindi A, Mandike R, Brown N, Kilian A, Lengeler C
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:150 (4 May 2013)
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The most cost-efficient strategy to maintain universal coverage is one that best optimizes the numbers of LLINs needed over time.

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Evaluation of a national universal coverage campaign of long-lasting insecticidal nets in a rural district in north-west Tanzania

August 15, 2012 - 08:04 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
West PA, Protopopoff N, Rowland MW, Kirby MJ, Oxborough RM, Mosha FW, Malima R, Kleinschmidt I
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:273 (10 August 2012)

MalariaWorldThe UCC in Muleba district of Tanzania was equitable, greatly improving LLIN ownership and, more moderately, usage.

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Open Access | Importance of factors determining the effective lifetime of a mass, long-lasting, insecticidal net distribution: a sensitivity analysis

January 17, 2012 - 07:01 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Briet OJ, Hardy D, Smith TA
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:20 (13 January 2012)

MalariaWorldThe strong dependency of the effective lifetime on the pre-intervention transmission level indicated that the required distribution frequency may vary more with the local entomological situation than with LLIN quality or the characteristics of the distribution system.

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Open Access | Combining indoor residual spraying with chlorfenapyr and long-lasting insecticidal bed nets for improved control of pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae: an experimental hut trial in Benin

November 17, 2011 - 11:26 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ngufor C, N'Guessan R, Boko P, Odjo A, Vigninou E, Asidi A, Akogbeto M, Rowland M
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2011, 10:343 (16 November 2011)

MalariaWorldThe chlorfenapyr IRS component was largely responsible for controlling pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes and the LLIN component was largely responsible for blood feeding inhibition and personal protection.

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