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Insecticide-treated Net

Open Access | Malaria control under the Taliban regime: insecticide-treated net purchasing, coverage, and usage among men and women in eastern Afghanistan

January 13, 2010 - 11:27 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Natasha Howard, Ahmad Shafi, Caroline Jones, Mark Rowland
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:7 (6 January 2010)

The paper provides an important contribution to information about malaria control in complex humanitarian settings, which is lacking in the current literature, as well as demonstrates the ability to conduct operational research in very restrained circumstances.

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Impact of insecticide-treated nets on wild pyrethroid resistant Anopheles epiroticus population from southern Vietnam tested in experimental huts

November 10, 2009 - 10:37 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Wim Van Bortel, Vu Duc Chinh, Dirk Berkvens, Niko Speybroeck, Ho Dinh Trung, Marc Coosemans
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:248 (29 October 2009)

This paper describes the results of experimental hut trials to investigate the efficacy of a variety of insecticide-treated nets. The local vector population is partially resistant to multiple pyrethroid insecticides and so the rational behind the study was to determine whether the nets were still effective against resistant mosquitoes.

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