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Distributed by Drive Against Malaria

Drive Against Malaria raises money to buy and distribute bednets.

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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Tiko Health District, South West Provinces, Cameroon  

Nets: 16,000 LLINs
When: Apr-Jun 09
Distributed by  Drive Against Malaria    Drive Against Malaria


Cameroon suffers badly from malaria. The area around Tiko in the South West province is no exception.

16,000 nets will be distributed in eight areas to under 5s and pregnant women, those most at risk from malaria.

The specific arease to receive nets are; Holforth, Kangue, Likomba, Missellele, Mondoni, Mudeka, Mutengene and Tiko Town.

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
2,500   Holforth, Tiko Health District, ... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
700   Kangue, Tiko Health District, SW... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
2,000   Likomba, Tiko Health District, S... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
900   Missellele, Tiko Health District... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
1,350   Modeka, Tiko Health District, SW... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
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
400   Mondoni, Tiko Health District, S... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
5,300   Mutungene, Tiko Health District,... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
2,850   Tiko Town, Tiko Health District,... Apr-Aug 09 Status Photos
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

Holforth, Tiko Health District, SW Region, Cameroon

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Mark Thomlinson