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Malaria Prevalence, Indoor Residual Spraying, and Insecticide Treated Net Usage in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 7, 2017 - 15:26 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Gabriel Picone, Robyn Kibler, and Bénédicte H. Apouey
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Journal of African Development (2017) 19:19–32

This  paper  examines  the  extent  to  which  bed  net  usage  is  responsive  to changes  in  malaria   prevalence  and  whether  indoor  residual  spraying  crowds  out  bed  net  usage. 

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The impact of behaviour change communication on the use of insecticide treated nets: a secondary analysis of ten post-campaign surveys from Nigeria

August 23, 2016 - 18:41 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Albert Kilian, Harriet Lawford, Chinazo N. Ujuju, Tarekegn A. Abeku, Ernest Nwokolo, Festus Okoh and Ebenezer Baba
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:422, 19 August 2016

More than half of the respondents (58.4 %; 95 % CI 56.0, 60.7) had heard a message about net use or hanging during or after the distribution campaign, with media cited as the most common source of information.

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Open Access | Impact of changing over of insecticide from synthetic pyrethroids to DDT for indoor residual spray in a malaria endemic area of Orissa, India

May 9, 2012 - 15:36 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Surya K. Sharma, Ashok K. Upadhyay, Mohammed A. Haque, Prajesh K. Tyagi & Bikrant K. Kindo
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Indian J Med Res 135, March 2012, pp 382-388

MalariaWorldThe present findings show that the change-over of insecticide from synthetic pyrethroids to DDT brings about the same epidemiological impact as envisaged from continuing SP spray or distributing insecticide treated nets/long-lasting insecticidal nets provided there is a good quality spray and house coverage.

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