Malaria control in central Malaita, Solomon Islands. 1. The use of insecticide-impregnated bed nets.

@article{Yohannes2000MalariaCI,
  title={Malaria control in central Malaita, Solomon Islands. 1. The use of insecticide-impregnated bed nets.},
  author={Kefle Yohannes and J M Dulhunty and C Kourleoutov and V T Manuopangai and M K Polyn and W. James Parks and Gregory M. Williams and Joan H Bryan},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2000},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={173-83}
}
The present study investigated the use of insecticide-impregnated bed nets by communities in central Malaita, Solomon Islands. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected by: (1) questionnaire administration to 124 care-givers of children aged 0-10 years of age; (2) 20 focus group discussions; (3) two structured observations of bed net re-impregnation, and (4) interviews with key informants. Ninety-four percent of all care-givers had bed nets, but only 62% had sufficient bed nets for all… CONTINUE READING

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