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US$ 211,841,852
Nets 97,507,178

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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CRD, Sami, Gambia  

Nets: 5,700 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 07
Distributed by  SmileGambia    SmileGambia


Malaria is endemic in The Gambia and the rainy season is the worst time when incidence is high.

Nets will be distributed to children under 5, pregnant women, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and diffentially abled people living in the town of Jan Jan Bureh on MacCarthy Island.

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
1,500   Jan Jan Bureh, Sami, Central Riv... Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,700   Karantaba, Sami, Central River D... Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,500   Kunting, Sami, Central River Dis... Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos 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