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Participants 530,600
US$ 160,680,995
Nets 71,059,967

Distributed by Rotary International

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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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Abau District, Papua New Guinea  

Nets: 20,000 LLINs
When: Jun-Dec 09
Distributed by  Rotary International    Rotary International


Malaria is endemic and a major health problem in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Abau is a coastal district and has one of the highest incidences of malaria in the country.

The distribution of 20,000 LLINs, in three related distributions, will achieve blanket coverage - all sleeping spaces covered - in some 40 villages.

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
4,860   Amazon Bay rural, Abau District Jun-Dec 09 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
9,380   Aroma rural, Abau District Jun-Dec 09 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
5,760   Cloudy Bay rural, Abau District Jun-Dec 09 Status Photos Videos
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