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Participants 541,922
US$ 242,503,447
Nets 110,692,300

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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Bushenyi, Uganda  

Nets: 4,500 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 07
Distributed by  Red Cross    Red Cross


Six areas in the three districts of Bushenyi, Luwero and Ntungamo will be the recipients of these nets in a combined 4,500 net distribution. All are high-risk malaria areas with endemic malaria and seasonal epidemic outbreaks.

Kyamuhunga and Kikwamba will be the targeted areas in Bushenyi.

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   Kamira & Zirobwe, Luwero Nov-Dec 07 Status Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Kyamuhunga & Kikwamba, Bushenyi Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Nyabihoko & Rugarama, Ntungamo 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

Kyamuhunga & Kikwamba, Bushenyi, Uganda

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner