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US$ 177,791,210
Nets 79,857,623

Distributed by Save the Children

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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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Mulanje District, Malawi  

Nets: 20,000 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 10
Distributed by  Save the Children    Save the Children


The nets will be distributed in Mulanje district where Save the Children (SC) is supporting 12 of the 23 health facilities (year 2010) in the implementation of a Community Case Management (CCM). The CCM strategy, which falls under the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) policy, is one of the high impact interventions advocated by the government of Malawi under the essential health care package for accelerated child survival and development.

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
4,415   Chambe, Mulanje District Nov-Dec 10 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
4,660   Milonde and Bondo, Mulanje District Nov-Dec 10 Status Photos Videos
Poor
6,035   Mulomba and Kambenje, Mulanje Di... Nov-Dec 10 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
4,890   Thuchira, Mulanje District Nov-Dec 10 Status Photos Videos
OK

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

Chambe, Mulanje District, Malawi

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kelly Pilger