Socially marketed insecticide-treated nets effectively reduce Plasmodium infection and anaemia among children in urban Malawi.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) has become a central focus for the Roll Back Malaria campaign, and many countries in Africa have now embarked on large-scale public health programmes aimed at making ITNs available to those at greatest risk. However, the effectiveness of these programmes has rarely been evaluated. METHOD We conducted a… (More)

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