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Open Access | Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia

December 15, 2011 - 15:32 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Graves PM, Ngondi JM, Hwang J, Getachew A, Gebre T, Mosher AW, Patterson AE, Shargie EB, Tadesse Z, Wolkon A, Reithinger R, Emerson PM, Richards FO
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:354 (13 December 2011)

http://www.pnas.org/content/108/50/20113.abstractIn both surveys, net use was more likely by women, if nets had fewer holes and were at higher net per person density within households.

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The Effect of Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Nets (ITMNs) on Japanese Encephalitis Virus Seroconversion in Pigs and Humans

March 3, 2011 - 12:27 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Prafulla Dutta, Siraj A. Khan, Abdul M. Khan, Jani Borah, Chandra K. Sarmah, AND Jagadish Mahanta
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg, Mar 2011; 84: 466 - 472.

Monitoring of the mosquito population in and around cattle sheds during dusk revealed no significant decline (P > 0.05) of vector density during the post-intervention period in study localities.

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Open Access | Field efficacy of pyrethroid treated plastic sheeting (durable lining) in combination with long lasting insecticidal nets against malaria vectors

August 6, 2010 - 08:27 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Chandre F, Dabire RK, Hougard J, Djogbenou LS, Irish SR, Rowland M, N'Guessan R
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:65 (3 August 2010)

A verandah trap experimental hut trial of ITPS with or without Olyset LN was conducted in the Vallee du Kou near Bobo-Dioulasso, where the two molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae s.s., S (frequency 65%) and M (frequency 35%), occur.

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Open Access | System effectiveness of a targeted free mass distribution of long lasting insecticidal nets in Zanzibar, Tanzania

June 22, 2010 - 10:19 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Beer N, Ali AS, de Savigny D, Al-mafazy AH, Ramsan M, Abass AK, Omari RS, Bjorkman A, Kallander K
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:173 (18 June 2010)

Targeted free mass distribution of LLINs can result in high and equitable bed net coverage among children under five. However, in order to sustain high effective coverage, there is need for complimentary distribution strategies between mass distribution campaigns.

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