Long-lasting treated mosquito nets: a breakthrough in malaria prevention.

@article{Guillet2001LonglastingTM,
  title={Long-lasting treated mosquito nets: a breakthrough in malaria prevention.},
  author={Pierre Guillet and David Alnwick and Mamady Cham and Maria Bel{\'e}n Salleres Neira and Morteza Zaim and D. Heymann and K. Mukelabai},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 10},
  pages={
          998
        }
}
  • Pierre Guillet, David Alnwick, +4 authors K. Mukelabai
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    Bulletin of the World Health…
    2001
  • Medicine
  • Editor – Regardless of views expressed recently in the Bulletin (1–2), insecticide-treated mosquito nets are currently the only viable option to prevent malaria transmission in large parts of Africa. To be effective, mosquito nets have to be treated by dipping them in suitable insecticides at least once a year. Less than 5% of the nets currently used in Africa are properly treated or retreated. Looking for practical solutions, WHO stimulated industry to produce long-lasting insecticide-treated… CONTINUE READING

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