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US$ 221,961,787
Nets 102,859,695

Distributed by ERD/NetsForLife

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) responds to human suffering around the world. We provide emergency assistance after disasters, rebuild communities, and help children and families climb out of poverty. ERD is an implementing partner for NetsForLife sm.

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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Upper East Region, Ghana  

Nets: 8,000 LLINs
When: Aug-Sep 08
Distributed by  ERD/NetsForLife    ERD/NetsForLife


Ghana is badly affected by malaria. It is the number one killer in the country.

8,000 nets will be delivered via six related distributions in the villages of Sapeliga (1,500 LLINs), Kobore (1,000), Tomonde (1,500), Sakote (1,000), Pwaligu (1,000) and Tamperi (2,000), all in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

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
1,000   Kobore, Bawku West, Upper East R... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,000   Pwaligu, Talensi-Nabdam, Upper E... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,000   Sakote, Talensi-Nabdam, Upper Ea... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Sapeliga, Bawku West, Upper East... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected

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
2,000   Tamperi, Garu-Tempane, Upper Eas... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
Not expected
Not expected
1,500   Tomonde, Bawku West, Upper East ... Aug-Sep 08 Status Photos Videos
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

Sapeliga, Bawku West, Upper East Region, Ghana

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner