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Participants 512,867
US$ 128,566,218
Nets 49,026,998

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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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Diedougou, Burkina Faso  

Nets: 40,000 LLINs
When: Jul-Aug 09
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


The Health district of Diebougou in the south west of Burkina Faso is a permanent malaria transmission zone. 40,000 nets will be distributed just before the peak malaria season to achieve blanket coverage of all sleeping spaces in 69 villages. The health wards being targeted are: Bamako, Bapla, Bondigui, Communal, Dankoble, Diassara, Niceo and Tioyo.

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
5,700   Bamako health ward, Diebougou, S... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
6,600   Bapla health district, Diebougou... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
5,200   Bondigui health ward, Diebougou,... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
12,000   Communal health ward, Diebougou,... Jul 09-Mar 10 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
3,800   Dankoble health ward, Diebougou,... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
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
2,100   Diassara health ward, Diebougou,... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
1,600   Niceo health ward, Diebougou, So... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
Not expected
3,000   Tioyo health ward, Diebougou, So... Jul-Aug 09 Status Photos Videos
Refused
Refused
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

Diassara health ward, Diebougou, South West region, Burkina Faso

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kelly Pilger