Information is key to effective malaria control | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional

A recent US audit of malaria prevention in Benin (pdf) aptly summarises the shortfalls of a commodities-driven approach: “USAid had delivered 705,000 nets — worth $4.1m — to 800 health centres across the country, where they had been sitting in storage for nearly eight months … At [one health centre] the director said she did not understand why the mission continued to deliver bed nets if she and her staff could not distribute them to beneficiaries.”

via Information is key to effective malaria control | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional.

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