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Participants 529,550
US$ 142,239,681
Nets 61,712,566

Distributed by PSI

Population Services International (PSI) is a not-for-profit organization which has been delivering products and services to improve health and save lives in the fields of malaria and other public health priority areas since the 1970's. Today, PSI is supporting Ministries of Health in 70 countries across the world.

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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Bafut, Cameroon  

Nets: 10,000 LLINs
When: Oct-Dec 07
Distributed by  PSI    PSI


All children under 5 in the 9 health areas of Bafut health district will be protected as a result of this distribution. In total, 60 multicultural communities will benefit.

The nine health districts are: Akofunguba, Buwe-Bukari, Mambu, Manji, Mankanikong, Mbakong, Mforya, Mundum and Nsem.

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
1,150   Akofunguba, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
550   Buwe-Bukari, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,150   Mambu, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,400   Manji, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,150   Mankanikong, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Mbakong, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
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
1,150   Mforya, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
780   Mundum, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,170   Nsem, Bafut Feb-Mar 08 Status Photos Videos
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

Buwe-Bukari, Bafut, Cameroon

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner