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Indoor Residual Spraying for Malaria Control in Sub-Saharan Africa 1997 to 2017: An Adjusted Retrospective Analysis

Julie-Anne A. Tangena, Chantal M.J. Hendriks, Maria Devine, Meghan Tammaro, Anna E. Trett, Ignatius Williams, Adilson Jose DePina, Achamylesh Sisay, Ramandimbiarijaona Herizo, Hmooda Toto Kafy, Elizabeth Chizema, Allan Were, Jennifer Rozier, Michael Coleman, and Catherine L. Moyes


May 12, 2020

The  article draws on data from indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaigns in sub-Saharan Africa funded by the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative from 1997 to 2017. The article highlights the gap between policy and practice. It shows the importance of data in improving studies on the impact of spraying on malaria incidence. The article also shows the role of data in helping to guide future malaria control efforts.