Assessing the Validity of Pyrethroid Treated Bed Net in the Curb of the Spread of Malaria Disease. A Case Study of Ijero Towhship, Ijero LGA of Ekiti State, Nigeria


Authors : Sam-Ijadele Oluwakemi Ifedayo; Makanjuola Bosede Christianah; Oluwatuyi SHEGUN Victor; Bello Mojisola; Adewumi Michael Onasanmi; Adewumi Michael Onasanmi; Oluwatuyi Mayowa Funmilayo

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 6 - June

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DOI : 10.38124/IJISRT20JUN267

This research work had shed light on assessing the effectiveness of pyrethroids impregnated treated bed nets in the curbing of the spread of Malaria disease in Ijero township in Ekiti State. This study focused on assessing efficiency of mosquito treated bed nets LLITNs, acknowledge people’s attitude towards the use of the LLITNs and to determine the resistance level of mosquitoes to pyrethroid impregnated treated bed nets. The methodology involved in this research entailed the use of descriptive study research where four objectives were constructed along with five research questions. From the total population of the area (167,632), two hundred was picked as sample size through simple random sampling in which questionnaires were distributed to the four political wards, which includes ward A,B,C and D respectively. And thirty questionnaires were also administered to the three health centres in Ijero Township. They were designed for the purpose of collecting necessary information on efficacy of pyrethroids impregnated bed nets in curbing of Malaria spread while also making use of secondary data from health institutions in Ijero Township and information gathered were analysed and presented in tables using simple percentage and also presented in graphs.

Keywords : Malaria: Insecticide; LLITNs; Resistance; Prevalence.

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