The study reveals that respondents did not have adequate knowledge on the biology and behaviour of mosquitoes. This appears to weaken their knowledge of the link between the use of ITN and malaria control; the effect of this is that a significant number owned ITNs but did not use them.
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:256 (15 September 2010)
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 103, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 1229-1236, doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.03.018
Results indicate that, although significant barriers to malaria control remain, a malaria education program provided by microfinance institutions can effectively contribute to community and national malaria initiatives.