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Net gain [electronic resource] : a new method for preventing malaria deaths / edited by Christian Lengeler, Jacqueline Cattani and Don de Savigny.

Contributor(s): Lengeler, Christian | Cattani, Jacqueline | De Savigny, Don | International Development Research Centre (Canada) | World Health Organization.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ottawa [Ont.] : International Development Research Centre, c1996Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1552503054 (electronic bk.); 9781552503058 (electronic bk.).Other title: New method for preventing malaria deaths.Subject(s): Malaria -- Prevention | Mosquitoes -- Control | Insecticides | Malaria -- prevention and control -- Africa | Mosquito Control -- methods -- Africa | Electronic books | Paludisme -- Pr�evention | Moustiques, Lutte contre les | Insecticides | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine | MEDICAL -- Public HealthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Net gain.DDC classification: 614.5/32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; Chapter 1. From Research to Implementation; Chapter 2. The Technical Issues; Chapter 3. Experiences of Implementation; Chapter 4. Promotion in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chapter 5. Conclusions and Recommendations for Action; Appendix 1. Acronyms and Abbreviations; Appendix 2. Workshop Participants and Contributing Authors; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: A finely spun net could prevent as many as one-third of all child deaths in Africa, reports IDRC's new publication, Net Gain. Studies conducted in The Gambia, Ghana, and Kenya show that the insecticide-treated mosquito net reduced the mortality rate of children under 5 years of age by up to 63 percent. Net Gain reviews and discusses the development of the treated mosquito net, focusing on the technology, its implementation, and its promotion.
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Co-published by the World Health Organization.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-176) and index.

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Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; Chapter 1. From Research to Implementation; Chapter 2. The Technical Issues; Chapter 3. Experiences of Implementation; Chapter 4. Promotion in Sub-Saharan Africa; Chapter 5. Conclusions and Recommendations for Action; Appendix 1. Acronyms and Abbreviations; Appendix 2. Workshop Participants and Contributing Authors; Bibliography; Index;

A finely spun net could prevent as many as one-third of all child deaths in Africa, reports IDRC's new publication, Net Gain. Studies conducted in The Gambia, Ghana, and Kenya show that the insecticide-treated mosquito net reduced the mortality rate of children under 5 years of age by up to 63 percent. Net Gain reviews and discusses the development of the treated mosquito net, focusing on the technology, its implementation, and its promotion.

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