Philip Coticelli | 23 Apr 2007 | Africa Fighting Malaria
The World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme has published an official response to AFM's Occasional Paper, "WHOPES and Its Impact on Long-lasting Insecticidal Net Availability", reaffirming the WHO's technical role in reviewing new LN technologies.
Maxwell et al | 21 May 2006 | Malaria Journal
There is much emphasis on social marketing as a means of scaling up coverage with insecticide-treated nets and the question has arisen whether nets provided free-of-charge will be looked after by householders.
Adriana Tami et al | 29 Jun 2004 | Malaria Journal
Insecticide-treated nets represent currently a key malaria control strategy, but low insecticide re-treatment rates remain problematic. Olyset™ nets are currently one of two long-lasting insecticidal nets recommended by WHO. An assessment was carried out of the effect of Olyset™ nets after seven years of use in rural Tanzania.
Guyatt et al | 20 Apr 2002 | Tropical Medicine and International Health
This study compares the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of indoor residual house-spraying (IRS) and insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) against infection with Plasmodium falciparum as part of malaria control in the highlands of western Kenya.
C. F. Curtis & A. E. Mnzava | 01 Jan 2000 | Bulletin of the World Health Organization
The efficacies of using residual house spraying and insecticide-treated nets against malaria vectors are compared, using data from six recent comparisons in Africa, Asia and Melanesia.