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BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 20 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2147

Joint approach increases use of mosquito nets: Distributing mosquito nets and “hang-up” education campaigns by community volunteers can together reduce the spread of malaria, the results of pilot projects in Burkina Faso and Togo show. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that the joint approach raised use of nets by 70%. In Togo use of nets rose by 23% after a single …

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