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alternatives

There are several alternatives to DDT.

An effective approach to malaria control involves a combination of approaches.

“Successful community-based programs around the world are using bed nets, improved sanitation, community education, and tracking and early treatment to address malaria without relying on DDT. The international Stockholm Convention – which calls for eventual phase out of all uses of DDT – should help countries shift to these community-based approaches to malaria control.” (PANNA)

New Research Shows Vitamin A and Zinc are Effective Treatments

“Our findings suggest that dual supplementation with vitamin A and Zinc is effective against malaria, and that a longer supplementation period might lead us to observe more important beneficial effects.” (IRSS research director Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo)

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