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Distributed by Pro-Link Ghana

Pro-Link Organisation is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) located in Ghana, Africa. Pro-Link was established in 1993 and registered under the Companies' code, 1963 (Act 179). Pro-Link has programmes in HIV/AIDS education, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), as well as care for orphans and vulnerable children. Other programmes include income generation for women, skills training for street youth and livestock project for poor families.

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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Hohoe, Ghana  

Nets: 400 LLINs
When: Jul-Aug 08
Distributed by  Pro-Link Ghana    Pro-Link Ghana


400 nets will be distributed to children with HIV/AIDS and others with HIV at risk of malaria. Those with HIV/AIDS have weakened immune systems and are more susceptible to contracting malaria.

The distribution will be part of Pro-Link's sustainable health and counselling programs and will include education/prevention about malaria and HIV.

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
400   Hohoe, Volta Region Jul 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

Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Rob M