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

Distributed by AMREF

African Medical and Research Foundation's (AMREF) mission is to improve the health of disadvantaged people in Africa as a means for them to escape poverty and improve the quality of their lives. One of our Priority Intervention Areas (PIAs) is malaria.

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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Lokichogio, Kenya  

Nets: 3,000 LLINs
When: Sep-Oct 06
Distributed by  AMREF    AMREF


The 3,000 nets will be distributed in 45 villages in 5 locations of the Lokichogio division of Turkana district.

This is a marginalized part of the country where malaria is endemic. From Jul04-Jun05 there were 12,238 cases of malaria in a population of 45,000.

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   Lokichogio Mar 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
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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

Lokichogio, Kenya

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Rob M