Updated Aug 07, 2020

Outdoor mosquito control as a complementary strategy to accelerate malaria elimination in Africa

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Joyce Muzuma

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This project will further develop a new innovative device to attract and kill mosquitoes that can transmit malaria. The device is the outdoor complement to bed nets and sprays.
How does your innovation work?
On July 13, 2011 Grand Challenges Canada announced a grant to support further development of a new innovative device to attract and kill mosquitoes that can transmit malaria. Develope...
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This project will further develop a new innovative device to attract and kill mosquitoes that can transmit malaria. The device is the outdoor complement to bed nets and sprays.
How does your innovation work?
On July 13, 2011 Grand Challenges Canada announced a grant to support further development of a new innovative device to attract and kill mosquitoes that can transmit malaria. Developed by Dr. Fredros Okumu (Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania), the device is placed outside the home and is the outdoor complement to bed nets and sprays which protect people from infection in their homes.
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Stage 2: Research & Development

Registered in Tanzaniain Tanzania

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Tanzania

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