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US$ 224,345,875
Nets 104,272,678

Distributed by BioVision

BioVision is an independent Swiss foundation running specific projects that help to alleviate poverty and disease and improve the liveli-hoods of people living in extreme poverty. In Africa we concentrate on improving health with a special focus on women and children.

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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Malindi, Kenya  

Nets: 4,000 LLINs
When: Sep-Oct 06
Distributed by  BioVision    BioVision


Malaria is holoendemic in Malindi District and is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Malindi. Over 80% of children aged 2-9 years have malaria.

Five sub-locations, Shella, Barani, Central, Kijiwetanga and Sabaki, will receive on average 800 LLINs each.

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
800   Barani, Malindi Jan-Feb 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
750   Central, Malindi Jan-Feb 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
800   Kijiwetanga, Malindi Jan-Feb 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
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
800   Sabaki, Malindi Jan-Feb 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
850   Shella, Malindi Jan-Feb 07 Status Videos
Not expected
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

Central, Malindi, Kenya

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Rob M