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The consequences of declining population access to insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) on net use patterns and physical degradation of nets after 22 months of ownership

March 30, 2021 - 14:10 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Zawadi M. Mboma, Charles Festo, Sarah J. Moore, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2021 20:171, 29 March 2021

As insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) wear out and are disposed, some household members are prioritized to use remaining ITNs. This study assessed how nets are allocated within households to individuals of different age categories as ITNs are lost or damaged and as new ITNs are obtained. The study also explored how ITN allocation affects ITN durability.

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