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Participants 536,055
US$ 199,059,394
Nets 91,285,809

Distributed by PSI

Population Services International (PSI) is a not-for-profit organization which has been delivering products and services to improve health and save lives in the fields of malaria and other public health priority areas since the 1970's. Today, PSI is supporting Ministries of Health in 70 countries across the world.

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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Luapula, Zambia  

Nets: 5,000 LLINs
When: Sep-Oct 06
Distributed by  PSI    PSI


Mansa is a rural, high risk malaria area. With a staggering 516 cases of malaria per 1,000 people, it has the highest malaria case level in Luapula province.

Nets will be distributed to Home Based Care HIV/AIDS clients during planned home visits. This method of distribution also helps eliminate distribution costs.

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
2,500   Chipata, Eastern Province Apr 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Mansa, Luapula Province Apr 07 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,000   Mongu, Western Province Apr 07 Status Photos
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

Mansa, Luapula Province, Zambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner