Michelle H. Helinski, Geoffrey Namara, Hannah Koenker, Albert Kilian, Gabrielle Hunter, Angela Acosta, Leah Scandurra, Richmond Ato Selby, Kenneth Mulondo, Megan Fotheringham, and Matthew Lynch
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:123
The importance of net durability and the average useful life of a net is increasingly recognized as one of the critical factors that determine how often nets need to be replaced. A study to assess the effect of a net care and repair behaviour change communication (BCC) programme on net durability was conducted in one district in Eastern Uganda with a district in a neighbouring region serving as a comparison. Both districts had received LLINs in September of 2012.
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