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Clinical Microbiology: Long-lasting insecticide–treated net usage in eastern Sierra Leone – the success of free distribution

March 11, 2010 - 13:08 -- Patrick Sampao
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Sibylle Gerstl, Sophie Dunkley, Ahmed Mukhtar, Peter Maes, Martin De Smet, Samuel Baker, Jacob Maikere
Reference: 
Tropical Medicine & International Health,Volume 15, Issue 4,April 2010, Pages: 480-488

Our results show that MSF achieved good usage with freely distributed LLINs. It is one of the few areas where results almost achieve the new targets set in 2005 by Roll Back Malaria to have at least 80% of pregnant women and children under 5 years using LLINs by 2010.

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