Distribution of insecticide-treated bednets during an integrated nationwide immunization campaign--Togo, West Africa, December 2004.

@article{2005DistributionOI,
  title={Distribution of insecticide-treated bednets during an integrated nationwide immunization campaign--Togo, West Africa, December 2004.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 39},
  pages={994-6}
}
  • Published 2005 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
During December 13-19, 2004, Togo, a West African nation with a population of approximately 5 million, conducted the first-ever nationwide distribution of insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) for prevention of malaria. A supplemental immunization activity (SIA), conducted as part of Togo's measles mortality reduction strategy and targeting all children aged 9-59 months, was used as an opportunity to distribute ITNs, oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), and the anti-helminthic medication, mebendazole… CONTINUE READING

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