Reduction of childhood malaria by social marketing of insecticide-treated nets: a case-control study of effectiveness in Malawi.


Use of an insecticide-treated net (ITN) is now the central focus for the Roll Back Malaria campaign, and disease-endemic countries have embarked on large-scale ITN distribution programs. We assessed the impact of an ITN social marketing program on clinical malaria in children less than five years of age. A case-control study was undertaken at Ndirande… (More)