Insecticide-Treated Traditional Scarves Among Migrants

Insecticide-Treated Traditional Scarves Among Migrants

Objectives

To treat the traditional scarves worn by migrant workers along the Thai-Cambodia border with insecticides to reduce the overall malaria disease burden. Afterwards, the subsequent infection rates reported by area health facilities and survey participants will be monitored to learn more about their knowledge, attitude and use of the treated scarves.

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Abstract

The project focuses on mobile and migrant workers and resident communities in three villages in Sampov Luon, north-west Cambodia.

Gates Awards Research Grant for Insecticide-treated Scarves

Insecticide-Treated Traditional Scarves Among Migrants

Key facts

  • Dates
    May 2010 to Nov 2011
    Funding amount
    $100,000
    Funding information
    Grand Challenges Explorations, Grant OPP1017786
    Country
    • Cambodia
    • Thailand

MESA tags

  • Methodology
    Epidemiology
    Theme(s)
    Measurement of transmission, Vulnerable populations