Comparing the durability of the long-lasting insecticidal nets DawaPlus® 2.0 and DuraNet© in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo

Paul Mansiangi, Solange Umesumbu, Irène Etewa, Jacques Zandibeni, Nissi Bafwa, Sean Blaufuss, Bolanle Olapeju, Ferdinand Ntoya, Aboubacar Sadou, Seth Irish, Eric Mukomena, Lydie Kalindula, Francis Watsenga, Martin Akogbeto, Stella Babalola, Hannah Koenker, Albert Kilian

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Abstract

Background: Anecdotal reports from DRC suggest that long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) distributed through mass campaigns in DRC may not last the expected average three years. To provide the National Malaria Control Programme with evidence on physical and insecticidal durability of nets distributed during the 2016 mass campaign, two brands of LLIN, DawaPlus® 2.0 and DuraNet

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number189
JournalMalaria journal
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 24 2020

Keywords

  • DRC
  • LLIN durability
  • Monitoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Mansiangi, P., Umesumbu, S., Etewa, I., Zandibeni, J., Bafwa, N., Blaufuss, S., Olapeju, B., Ntoya, F., Sadou, A., Irish, S., Mukomena, E., Kalindula, L., Watsenga, F., Akogbeto, M., Babalola, S., Koenker, H., & Kilian, A. (2020). Comparing the durability of the long-lasting insecticidal nets DawaPlus® 2.0 and DuraNet© in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo. Malaria journal, 19(1), [189]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03262-0