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Participants 492,773
US$ 23,559,567
Nets 7,003,804

Distributed by Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is a network of 183 National Societies worldwide. Our headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland, from where we provide members with technical, material, human, and financial support to better respond to emergencies and to major health problems.

LLINs

What is a Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN)?

An LLIN is a mosquito net impregnated with insecticide.

The insecticide is cleverly bound within the fibres that make up the netting and is 'slow released' over a 4-5 year period. Hence 'long lasting'.

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North Bank Region, Gambia  

Nets: 6,700 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 07
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


In the Gambia, malaria is one of the leading causes of morbidity (illness) and mortality, especially among children under 5's and pregnant women.

The North Bank Region is a rural area with farming. The inhabitants are local farmers. The target villages are amongst the most underserved areas in the country.

Documentation

Map

Locations

A distribution sometimes takes place in a number of locations. Each location may have its own pictures and video.

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
870   Central Baddibu, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
990   Jokado, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
930   Lower Baddibu, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,480   Lower Niumi, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
1,470   Upper Baddibu, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
960   Upper Niumi, North Bank Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected

Distribution status

The bednet distribution programmes go through a number of different states from being manufactured to being installed over a head/bed:
  • Being manufactured
  • Ready at factory
  • En-route to country
  • Arrived in country
  • En-route to zone
  • Being distributed
  • Distribution complete

Survey status and net condition

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

   Survey status
  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Partner Refused
   Net condition
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK

Upper Baddibu, North Bank Region, Gambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner