Group-based citizenship in the acceptance of indoor residual spraying (IRS) for malaria control in Mozambique.

@article{Montgomery2010GroupbasedCI,
  title={Group-based citizenship in the acceptance of indoor residual spraying (IRS) for malaria control in Mozambique.},
  author={Catherine Montgomery and Kh{\'a}tia Munguambe and Robert Pool},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={
          1648-55
        }
}
In 2006, the Mozambican Ministry of Health expanded its existing Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) programme into Manhiça District in the south of the country. Widespread household coverage is required to have a significant impact on malaria transmission, making acceptability fundamental to success. Between 2006 and 2008 we conducted anthropological research in order to understand acceptability of IRS in the context of the implementation process, policy debates, local and regional politics and… CONTINUE READING
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