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mosquito net

, netting
a fine curtain or net put in windows, around beds, etc., to keep mosquitoes out
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About 70% (n=168) of the respondents could correctly answer that Malaria could be prevented by sleeping inside bed net and only 11.
Katherine sent the money to Nothing But Nets, a program that sends bed nets to Africa.
use of bed nets, better diagnostics and a wider availability of effective
Faith communities around America are joining together to raise funds for bed nets, because they recognize a simple fact: By coming together, they can effect greater change than they can alone.
She met Gordon Brown for 15 minutes in Downing Street and told him to urge world leaders at next week's G8 meeting in Japan to provide life-saving bed nets.
Poverty may therefore be blamed for people's reluctance to take up the government's offer of cut-price bed nets, which in the long run often work out to be less expensive than treating malaria.
In Vietnam, a sustained government investment in insecticide-treated bed nets and antimalarial drugs cut the malaria death toll by 97 percent over five years in the late 1990s.
Those who live in rural regions are less likely than urban dwellers to have at least one bed net in their home, 24% versus 32%, respectively.
Dr Hemingway said that longer-lasting insecticides could be used to improve insecticide-treated bed nets, which are used to protect children from mosquitoes.
Consistent use of a bed net, especially in summer, was strongly protective (Table 2).
Recipients of funding from the grants will include the Academy for Educational Development/Netmark which teaches preventive actions and distributes discount vouchers for long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets to pregnant women in Cameroon, Ghana and Zambia.