Malaria risk behaviours, socio-cultural practices and rural livelihoods in southern Tanzania: implications for bednet usage.

@article{Dunn2011MalariaRB,
  title={Malaria risk behaviours, socio-cultural practices and rural livelihoods in southern Tanzania: implications for bednet usage.},
  author={Christine E. Dunn and Ann Le Mare and Christina Makungu},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={408-17}
}
Most malaria risk reduction strategies are firmly embedded in biomedical practices and public health perspectives. National and international programmes to 'control' malaria are particularly characterised by the promotion of public health interventions which converge on the disease vector, the malaria mosquito, notably through the use of indoor household spraying with insecticides, and the deployment of insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs). With convincing evidence for the effectiveness of ITNs… CONTINUE READING