Insecticide-treated bed nets are a cost-effective way to prevent malaria, but they need re-treatment with insecticides at least once a year. Re-treatment programmes based on user-fees will only work if people are willing and able to pay for re-treatment. Governments and donors must find ways to reduce the price of re-treatment for the poorest households.
Selling insecticide re-treatment of mosquito nets in Nigeria: at what price?
Published 4 December 2006