Comparison of the cost and cost‐effectiveness of insecticide‐treated bednets and residual house‐spraying in KwaZulu‐Natal, South Africa

  title={Comparison of the cost and cost‐effectiveness of insecticide‐treated bednets and residual house‐spraying in KwaZulu‐Natal, South Africa},
  author={Catherine A Goodman and A. E. P. Mnzava and S. S. Dlamini and Brian L. Sharp and December Mthembu and Jonathan Gumede},
  journal={Tropical Medicine \& International Health},
Residual house‐spraying (RHS) has been the mainstay of South African malaria prevention for more than 50 years, but it has been argued that insecticide‐treated bednets (ITBN) could be a more effective and appropriate method of control. To provide a rational basis for choosing between the interventions, a trial was conducted during 1998 and 1999 in northern KwaZulu‐Natal to collect comparable data on the effectiveness, acceptability and cost of the two interventions. The current practice of… 

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