Field Notes

  • Collaboration and Capacity Building February 26, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump goes out to VL Burkina Faso for their success in engaging and building the capacity of project partners. In January 2021, PMI VectorLink upgraded the VectorLink Collect (VLC) database from the 2.31.10 to the 2.35.1 version,… Continue Reading
  • Malaria Fighter Prince Owusu February 19, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump Friday goes out to VL ITN Lead Prince Owusu. For nearly two decades, Prince has promoted the use of bed nets across Ghana. As ITN Lead he ensures all ITN-related malaria prevention planned activities are implemented… Continue Reading
  • VectorLink Zambia Goes the Last Mile for ITN Distribution February 12, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump goes out to The PMI VectorLink Zambia team for their ongoing support in the 2020/2021 national ITN mass campaign. During this most recent campaign, VectorLink Zambia provided the NMEP with multi-level technical support, from central level… Continue Reading
  • Netting It February 5, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump goes out to VL Niger for their support in updating the country’s new Maternal and Child Health Card, which has now been validated by the Ministry of Health. VL Niger successfully supported the NMCP in including… Continue Reading
  • The Goods on Buying Local January 22, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump goes to VL Home Office’s Enobasi Ekanem and VL Kenya’s Zeddy Bore, Catherine Kamau, and Timothy Githinji for leading the recent Local Procurement Life Cycle training. This training, which follows the Local Procurement Tracker Training conducted… Continue Reading
  • Net Results January 15, 2021 This week’s Fist Bump Friday goes out to VL Burkina Faso for their success in completing bioassays of PBO-synergist and dual active ingredient Interceptor G2 (IG2) nets. This was the first time bioassay Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for PBO and… Continue Reading
  • The Big Push January 8, 2021 Happy New Year, PMI VectorLink Project! Before we leave 2020 completely, let’s all give a huge congratulations to VL Tanzania for their successful IRS campaign on Mainland, which they completed on Dec 21, 2020. It was a herculean effort –… Continue Reading
  • VL Zimbabwe Delivers IRS during COVID-19 December 18, 2020 VL Zimbabwe Delivers IRS during COVID-19 This week’s Fist Bump goes to VL Zimbabwe for completing their 36-day campaign on December 14th in two districts in Mashonaland East. Conducted in two phases, VL Zimbabwe sprayed 133,078 structures for a spray… Continue Reading
  • VL Senegal Completes ITN PBO Distribution during COVID-19 December 5, 2020 This week’s Fist Bump goes to VL Senegal for the completion of their ITN PBO distribution campaign during the COVID-19 epidemic. VL Senegal carried out the campaign in collaboration with Senegal’s NMCP from November 12-23, 2020. To prepare for the… Continue Reading
  • In 35 days, VL protects nearly 2.9 million people with IRS December 4, 2020 This week PMI VectorLink marked the end of three successful IRS campaigns! Kudos to VL Madagascar, VL Malawi, and VL Mozambique for your tireless efforts in ensuring protection from malaria. Throughout 2020, all of PMI VectorLink’s country teams have carefully… Continue Reading