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Sub-Saharan Africa Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets 1999-2008


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
GBD region
Time period covered 
01/1999 - 12/2008
Data type

These are IHME results from the paper "Rapid scaling-up of insecticide-treated bed net coverage in Africa and its relationship with development assistance for health: A systematic synthesis of supply, distribution and household survey data," published online in PLoS Medicine in August 2010. These data provides estimates of bed net ownership in at-risk populations, bed net use in children under five in at-risk populations, and trends in the scale-up of LLIN in 44 African countries for the years 1999-2008.