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Participants 539,498
US$ 225,007,664
Nets 104,603,572

Distributed by GUSUK/TAYAM

The Association of Youths Against Malaria was established in June of 1997 in the town of Bakau as a voluntary, community based organization to complement the efforts of the government health system and other organizations involved in the fight against malaria. The Gambia United Society is a UK registered charity whose objectives include reaching out to all Gambians and friends of the Gambia in the UK, Europe and elsewhere with the view to providing charitable assistance to people in the Gambia.

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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Lower River Region, Gambia  

Nets: 4,200 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 07
Distributed by  GUSUK/TAYAM    GUSUK/TAYAM


Jarra East and Central are high risk malaria areas in the Lower River Region.

The nets will be distributed to pregnant women, children under 5 and other vulnerable people as detailed on the attached form.

The villages targeted: Jarra Sukuta (population 556), Pakaliba (pop: 1,026), Bureng (pop: 1,491), Wellingara Ba (pop: 1,464), Jappineh Marikoto (opop: 1,186) and Jappineh Tembeto (pop: 706).

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
925   Jarra East and Central, Lower Ri... Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
2,350   Jarra West, Lower River Region Nov-Dec 07 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
925   Kiang East, West and Central, Lo... 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