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Participants 540,848
US$ 239,010,697
Nets 108,945,925

Distributed by World Vision / RAPIDS

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Reaching HIV/AIDS Affected People with Integrated Development and Support (RAPIDS) is a consortium of six NGO's; World Vision (lead agency), Africare, CARE, CRS, Expanded Church Response and The Salvation Army.

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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Various, Zambia  

Nets: 12,000 LLINs
When: May 07-Jan 08
Distributed by  World Vision / RAPIDS    World Vision / RAPIDS


These 2,500 nets are part of a 12,000 net distribution in 4 locations which is itself part of a 500,000 net distribution programme in Zambia being managed by World Vision/RAPIDS.

Mwinilunga is a high risk malaria area in the Solwezi district.

Malaria is the number one cause of mortality and morbidity (illness) in children under five.

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
3,000   Mbala, Mpika May 07-Jan 08 Status
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
3,200   Mwinilunga, Solwezi May 07-Jan 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
3,300   Siavonga, Lusaka May 07-Jan 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,500   Sinazongwe, Livingstone May 07-Jan 08 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

Sinazongwe, Livingstone, Zambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Mary Ellen O'Connell