Multi-country comparison of delivery strategies for mass campaigns to achieve universal coverage with insecticide-treated nets: what works best?

Mass distribution campaigns are the fastest way to rapidly scale up ITN coverage. However, the best strategy to distribute ITNs to ensure household coverage targets are met is still under debate. This paper presents results from 14 post-campaign surveys in five African countries to assess whether the campaign strategy used had any effect on distribution outcome.

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Publication date: February 2016
Source: Malaria Journal

Impact of a behaviour change communication programme on net durability in eastern Uganda

The behavior change communication intervention carried out in Serere district, Eastern Uganda, was comprised of radio programmes, school and community events. The evaluation showed that the intervention resulted in improved knowledge and attitudes towards care and repair, which impacted positively on net condition.

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Publication date: September 2015
Source: Malaria Journal

“We are supposed to take care of it”: a qualitative examination of care and repair behaviour of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

This study provides novel and valuable insights on the perceptions and attitudes of LLIN users in Nasarawa, Nigeria on the durability of bed nets, how to care for and repair nets, and for what reasons.

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Publication date: August 2014
Source: Malaria Journal