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Participants 537,762
US$ 212,111,844
Nets 97,642,174

Distributed by SmileGambia

SMILE is a UK based registered charity with long standing links with schools and individuals in West Africa and has had first hand experience of the devastating effects of malaria. We work in partnership with local communities.

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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Central River Division, Gambia  

Nets: 2,350 LLINs
When: Jun-Oct 10
Distributed by  SmileGambia    SmileGambia


2,100 nets will be distributed in this rural area of Sami district in the Central River Region of The Gambia. This is a high malaria endemic area of the country. The communities reside about one to two Kilometres alongside the river and lakes otherwise known as riverside or swampy areas.

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
2,350   Central River Division Jun-Nov 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

Central River Division, Gambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kelly Pilger