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Participants 542,472
US$ 244,489,976
Nets 111,739,381

Distributed by Red Cross

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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Hospitals Nationwide, Tanzania  

Nets: 7,510 LLINs
When: Aug 10-Jun 11
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


Some 200 hospitals across Tanzania require nets for beds, in many cases for all beds in the hospital. People in hospital are understandably vulnerable to malaria.

This project will distribute, and hang above the beds, nets in approximately 50 hospitals.

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
120   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Dar es Salaam Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
1,120   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Dodoma Region Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
560   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Kigoma Region Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
440   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Mara Region Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
1,880   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Mwanza Region Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
800   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Shinyanga … Apr-Nov 10 Status Photos
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
1,000   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Singida Re… Apr-Nov 10 Status Photos
Not expected
960   Hospitals - Phase 1 - Tabora Region Apr-Nov 10 Status
Not expected
630   Hospitals - Pilot Project Apr-Oct 10 Status Photos Videos
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

Hospitals - Pilot Project, Tanzania

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kerstin Mockrish and Ben Hudson