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Distributed by Kalene Mission Hospital

Kalene Mission Hospital is in the northwest corner of Zambia, approximately 20 kilometres from the borders of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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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Kalene, Zambia  

Nets: 500 LLINs
When: May 08
Distributed by  Kalene Mission Hospital    Kalene Mission Hospital


The Kalene Mission Hospital is in the northwest corner of Zambia, approximately 20 kilometres from the borders of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is a high risk malaria area.

500 nets will be distributed to some of the most vulnerable, particularly children and pregnant women, as the first of what is hoped will be a series of distributions in this area.

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
500   Kalene, North Western Region May 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

Kalene, North Western Region, Zambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner