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Table 3 Malaria control activities in all zobas of Eritrea, 2000–2004

From: A steep decline of malaria morbidity and mortality trends in Eritrea between 2000 and 2004: the effect of combination of control methods

  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Number of houses sprayed 39,838 76,754 60,433 97,069 92,107
Malathion used (kg) 2,399 7,904 5,555 21,890 30,388
DDT used (kg) 4,045 8,362 8,500 17,423 13,103
Population protected by IRS 117,017 202,652 159,551 227,675 259,420
Breeding sites filled (pools) 15,988 23,810 25,355 22615 27494
Breeding sites treated (pools) 11,691 7,690 12,547 67,684 33,442
Abate (Temephos) used (litres) 14.9 18.5 145.0 90.5 80.2
Population participating in treating and filling breeding site 54,219 72,824 51,666 48,948 111,494
ITNs distributed 127,863 67,708 276,038 187,709 214,752