Stories

Building Capacity One Insectary at a Time

The PMI VectorLink Project Helps Establish Sierra Leone’s First Vector-Borne Disease Insectary and Laboratory. In the West African country of Sierra Leone, 100 percent of the population is at risk of contracting malaria. Despite the country’s incredible progress in reducing […]

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Closing the Entomology Gap in Zambia

PMI VectorLink Trains Government on Morphological Identification of Anopheles Vectors. The PMI VectorLink Project recently conducted a one-week training for Zambia’s government environmental health technicians (EHTs) in entomological monitoring and morphological identification of Anopheles mosquitoes, the vector which carries the […]

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Gift Wants to Be A Police Officer

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative Fights Malaria in Malawi and Helps Keep Kids in School When kids fall sick from malaria, they often miss weeks of school and can easily fall behind in their learning. In 2017, many of the […]

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