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Distributed by Holy Innocents

Holy Innocents is a non-political, non-sectarian, faith-based organization based in California dedicated to building the first children's hospital in Uganda for treatment of malaria and to providing nets to prevent children from getting malaria in the first place.

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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Mbarara, Uganda  

Nets: 2,300 LLINs
When: Dec 07-Jan 08
Distributed by  Holy Innocents    Holy Innocents


2,300 long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) will be distributed in a series of related distributions across up to 10 villages in the Mbarara region of Uganda where malaria is endemic.

Children 0-12, one of the groups most susceptible to malaria, will be the principal beneficiaries.

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
2,300   10 villages, Mbarara region Dec 07-Jan 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
Good

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

10 villages, Mbarara region, Uganda

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Rob M