Rapid scale-up of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets through integration into the national immunization program during child health week in Togo, 2004.

@article{Wolkon2010RapidSO,
  title={Rapid scale-up of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets through integration into the national immunization program during child health week in Togo, 2004.},
  author={Adam Wolkon and Jodi Leigh Vanden Eng and Kodjo Morgah and Marinos Eliades and Julie Thwing and Dianne J Terlouw and Vincent Takpa and Aboudou Dar{\'e} and Yao K. Sodahlon and Yao Doumanou and Allen W. Hightower and Marcel Lama and Neeta Thawani and Lawrence Slutsker and William A. Hawley},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2010},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={1014-9}
}
In December 2004, Togo was the first country to conduct a nationwide free insecticide-treated net (ITN) distribution as part of its National Integrated Child Health Campaign. Community-based cross-sectional surveys were conducted one and nine months post-campaign as part of a multidisciplinary evaluation of the nationwide distribution of ITNs to children 9-59 months of age to evaluate ITN ownership, equity, and use. Our results demonstrated that at one month post-campaign, 93.1% of all eligible… CONTINUE READING

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