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Participants 537,157
US$ 204,931,050
Nets 94,016,267

Distributed by LSHTM

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is Britain's national school of public health and a leading postgraduate institution in Europe for public health and tropical medicine.

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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Bousse, Burkina Faso  

Nets: 3,750 LLINs
When: Jul-Aug 08
Distributed by  LSHTM    LSHTM


Bousse Health District has some of the highest malaria transmission in Burkina Faso. On average ecah person receives 200 infective boites per year. About 50% of illnesses in outpatient departments are reported to be associated with malaria.

Children under 5 are one of the most vulnerable groups.

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
3,750   Bousse Health District Jul-Aug 08 Status Photos
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

Bousse Health District, Burkina Faso

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Ron Dean