The field of entomology in Nigeria is improving as university students gain access to the equipment and facilities they need to conduct their research at a newly established insectary, funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative. Source: Michael Olayink

This year, PMI supported the establishment of the first insectary in Nigeria’s Nasarawa State, to improve the country’s entomological monitoring capacity.

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One of Senegal’s continuous ITN distribution channels is via community-based organizations. These organizations distribute coupons to people in need of a net, who can then redeem them for a net at specific locations, such as a boutique or tailor.

Senegal has made significant progress scaling up malaria control interventions, and statistics show declines in malaria morbidity and mortality.

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THE PRESIDENT’S MALARIA INITIATIVE Eighth Annual Report to Congress | April 2014

In sub-Saharan Africa, the risk of malaria is declining, and it is apparent that the cumulative efforts of PMI and its partners are working.

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    USAID presented two sets of football jerseys to two schools in Sege Circuit in recognition of their outstanding efforts as part of a national incentive program to encourage schools to share vital, accurate information about malaria prevention in their communities.
PMI Fast Facts

Read more about how the U.S. Government, through PMI, has contributed to a rapid scale-up of malaria prevention and treatment measures across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Photo sources: Maggie Hallahan Photography, Brant Stewart/ RTI International, Michael Olayink, Diana Mrazikova/NetWorks.