bed nets

8 Prevented Malaria Deaths Made Visible

Nets distribution in NigerVoice of America One of the problems with saving lives is it’s hard to identify a death averted. Success in disease prevention is often invisible. You typically can’t say, for example, that 380 cases of malaria, and one death, were prevented in African children for every $1,025…

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2 Study: Foreign Aid for Anti-Malaria Bed Nets Works

Flickr, by Prezius Mosquito net Insecticide-treated mosquito nets can prevent malaria infection, no question. Getting people to use them as intended is another thing. Reports of people in African communities using them to catch fish, make fences or for other creative purposes has prompted some to claim bed net distribution…